Definition of Bigwig

1. Noun. The most important person in a group or undertaking.

Exact synonyms: Kingpin, Top Banana
Generic synonyms: Important Person, Influential Person, Personage



Definition of Bigwig

1. n. A person of consequence; as, the bigwigs of society.

Definition of Bigwig

1. Noun. (context: jocose) A person of importance to a group or organization ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bigwig

1. an important person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigwig

bigravity
bigs
bigs up
bigscale
bigscales
bigshot
bigshots
bigstick
bigtime
bigtooth
bigtooth aspen
bigtoothed aspen
biguanide
biguanides
biguine
bigwig (current term)
bigwigs
bigyrotropic
biharmonic
bihemisphered
bihemispheric
biholomorphic
biholomorphism
bihomogeneous
bihourly
bihydroguret
bijection
bijections
bijective
bijective numeration

Literary usage of Bigwig

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1. Briefs and Papers: Sketches of the Bar and the Press by Thomas Wemyss Reid, Charles Russell Russell of Killowen (1872)
"... bigwig therefore confines himself in his opening address to the jury to giving them merely such a general outline of the plaintiff's case as will enable ..."

2. The New York Medical Times (1896)
"bigwig, from New York, was present. He was one of the above named stamp, and was diligent ... Here's an instance of the piratic energy of " bigwig from the ..."

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