big noise


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

Examples of big noise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2012, a little film began making a big noise on the film festival circuit and its little star ended up making history. Lester Fabian Brathwaite,, 8 Mar. 2024 With McKenzie back and the recent eligibility of 6-5 sophomore Matt Delgado, a transfer from Notre Dame, the Jaguars are equipped to make big noise at state. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 27 Jan. 2024 But for every, say, Noah Kahan or Ice Spice (who did start their career through releases on TuneCore), there are plenty of more independently-minded acts making a big noise just under the radar – for now, at least. Spin Contributor, SPIN, 13 Dec. 2023 Here is a breakdown of the Hoosiers poised to make a big noise at Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, airing at 8 p.m. on ABC. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Mar. 2023

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“Big noise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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