heavy hitter

heavy hitter


: an important or powerful person or thing

Full Definition of HEAVY HITTER

Examples of HEAVY HITTER

  1. She spoke to a room full of political heavy hitters.
  2. Their company is one of the industry's heavy hitters.

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