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bigwig

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Definition


A powerful person in a high profile entity.

Context : Business
Category: Lexicon
Semantic: VIP

Usage of “bigwig”

  1. Many of the company bigwigs gathered in Macau for the offsite event.

  2. Those decisions are all made by corporate big wigs.

Examples of idiom “bigwig” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'bacPackingSheet'
    bacPackingSheet:

    Whenever I see a PLDT event in the papers,I always look for that familiar face.He's a bigwig there now. I 4got to tell sorry before he left.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'theamericanbook'
    theamericanbook:

    @revolucion0 My thought was that a review from a bigwig is more useful than many blogs. Did the blog thing with North of Sunset.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'woodpigeon01'
    woodpigeon01:

    @jtmahony How far the mighty fall.. He was a Vatican bigwig at one time.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Greg_Collins'
    Greg_Collins:

    @4b4direct yep gonna be manic. only silver lining is many external bigwig staff are at a conference this week!