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bigwig

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  1. one of high position or importance within a group interviewed by several bigwigs on the hospital's staff Synonyms of bigwig big, big boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big leaguer, big-timer, big wheel, big shot, 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), wheelWords Related to bigwig baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, magnate, mogul, prince, tycoon; VIPNear Antonyms of bigwig inferior, subordinate, underling; mediocrity, obscurityAntonyms of bigwig lightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, shrimp, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilch


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