big noise

noun

Definition of big noise

British, informal
:a powerful or important person :big shot
  • She's a big noise in local politics.

Word by Word Definitions

big play
  1. : of great strength

  2. : of great force

  3. : large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. : in a loud or declamatory manner

  2. : to a large amount or extent

  3. : on a large scale

  1. : an individual or organization of outstanding importance or power

  2. : a big player : a center or forward whose large size and strength are used to control play near the basket

noise play
  1. : loud, confused, or senseless shouting or outcry

  2. : sound

  3. : any sound that is undesired or interferes with one's hearing of something

  1. : to talk much or loudly

  2. : to make a noise

  3. : to spread by rumor or report


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