Synonyms and Antonyms of big shot
one of high position or importance within a group a meeting at which all of the big shots in the company were present Synonyms big, big boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big leaguer, big-timer, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kahuna, kingfish, kingpin, major leaguer, muckety-muck (also muck-a-muck or mucky-muck), nabob, nawab, nibs, nob [chiefly British], pooh-bah (also poo-bah), wheel Related Words baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, magnate, mogul, prince, tycoon; VIP Near Antonyms inferior, subordinate, underling; mediocrity, obscurity Antonyms lightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, shrimp, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilch
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up big shot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).