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big cheese

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one of high position or importance within a group
  • thinks he's a big cheese just because he's got a business card

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The first known use of big cheese was in 1912

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“Big cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/big%20cheese. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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