big noise


big noise
noun
slang : a person of consequence : bigwig

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big noise noun (informal)
An important person
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Main Entry:big

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big noise UK US noun [countable] [singular big noise plural big noises] informal
a person or organization that has a lot of power and influence
Thesaurus: important and powerful person or peoplesynonym

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big noise,
Slang. a person of importance; bigwig.

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n. informal another term for big shot

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noun, pl ⋯ noises [count]
Brit informal : a powerful or important person :big shot
— usually singular

She's a big noise in local politics.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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