big shot

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noun \ˈbig-ˌshät\

Definition of big shot

  1. :  a person of consequence or prominence

Examples of big shot in a Sentence

  1. All the corporate big shots are meeting this afternoon.

  2. a big shot in local politics

First Known Use of big shot

1929


BIG SHOT Defined for English Language Learners

big shot

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Definition of big shot for English Language Learners

  • : a powerful or important person



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