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bigwig

noun

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one of high position or importance within a group
  • interviewed by several bigwigs on the hospital's staff

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The first known use of bigwig was in 1703

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“Bigwig.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bigwig. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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