the big guns

plural noun

Definition of the big guns

informal
: the most powerful people, companies, organizations, etc. They called in the big guns to deal with the problem.

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“The big guns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20big%20guns. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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