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bigwig

  

      n  
Informal   an important person  
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bigwig

  
  
big cheese     (slang, old-fashioned)   big gun     (informal)   big name, big noise     (informal)   big shot     (informal)   celeb     (informal)   celebrity, dignitary, heavyweight     (informal)   mogul, nob     (slang)   notability, notable, panjandrum, personage, somebody, V.I.P.  
  
Antonyms     
   cipher, lightweight     (informal)   nobody, nonentity, nothing, zero  

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big, biggin, biggish, biggon

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