the big boys

plural noun

Definition of the big boys

informal
: the most powerful people or companies He'll have to work pretty hard if he wants to compete with the big boys in the industry.

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“The big boys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20big%20boys. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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