Examples of heavy hitter in a Sentence
She spoke to a room full of political heavy hitters.
Their company is one of the industry's heavy hitters.
Recent Examples of heavy hitter from the Web
Barlow and Kapor gathered heavy hitters in the burgeoning tech industry, hired a lawyer and a press agent and announced the creation of the EFF in July 1990, Barlow wrote.
Parrish and Weiss have some heavy hitters in their corner.
There are convenient interludes from child reporters who keep it light and there are your regular heavy hitters hoping to force the league’s commissioner into an uncomfortable, off-script moment.
Review Blue House issues a direct challenge to the heavy hitter of cook-it-yourself Korean barbecue, Oz – long the local standby for a big, celebratory all-you-can-eat table-grill experience.
This is a tricky situation, though, as Beal is being recruited by some heavy hitters.
Some heavy hitters agree: Procter & Gamble (pg, -0.63%), the world’s largest advertiser, cut its online ad buy by more than $100 million last year while reportedly upping its buy for TV at the 2017 Upfronts.
But another big aerospace heavy hitter isn't going to let Amazon control the delivery drone market.
The 2018 festival will be headlined by Beyoncé, Eminem and The Weeknd and include heavy hitters like SZA, St. Vincent and HAIM. Coachella begins on April 13 and runs to April 22.
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First Known Use of heavy hitter
heavy hitter Synonyms
big, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big leaguer, big shot, big wheel, big-timer, bigfoot, biggie, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kingfish, kingpin, nabob, nibs, wheel;
HEAVY HITTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavy hitter for English Language Learners
: an important or powerful person or thing
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