Examples of bigwig in a Sentence
a bigwig in local politics
interviewed by several bigwigs on the hospital's staff
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After Kurland passed away, Friedman signed on with folk-rock bigwig Albert Grossman.
Eventually San Diego’s bigwigs embraced it and signed on, perhaps spurred by the lack of aircraft during the massive and deadly 2003 Cedar fire, Fennessy said.
Party bigwigs who had decided against challenging him may now reconsider.
Wealthy Hollywood producer Steve Bing is teaming up with other entertainment bigwigs to host a fundraiser this month for former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign for governor.
The event held at the Beverly Hills restaurant Crustacean saw a host of Oscar nominees including Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie, Agnes Varda, Diane Warren and entertainment bigwigs mingling before Sunday’s big event.
Dressed in a springy green Naeem Khan number, the first lady opened the center with fashion bigwigs like Carolina Herrera, Victoria Beckham, Marc Jacobs, Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane von Furstenberg, and Donatella Versace watching.
While the Americans were playing with their trucks, most automotive bigwigs were were in Switzerland for the Geneva Motor Show, the industry’s most reliably glitzy gathering.
Many may seem reasonable given the performance of the executive and the company, but others are rather outlandish, and sometimes go to bigwigs who haven’t done stellar jobs or been in their positions long.
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First Known Use of bigwig
big, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big leaguer, big shot, big wheel, big-timer, bigfoot, biggie, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kingfish, kingpin, nabob, nibs, wheel;
BIGWIG Defined for English Language Learners
: a powerful or important person
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