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big wheel

n. Slang
A very important person.

big wheel

n
1. another name for a Ferris wheel
2. informal an important person

big′ wheel′


n.
Informal.
an influential person.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big wheel - an important influential personbig wheel - an important influential person; "he thinks he's a big shot"; "she's a big deal in local politics"; "the Qaeda commander is a very big fish"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
knocker - (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
supremo - the most important person in an organization

big wheel

noun
Slang. An important, influential person:
Translations

big wheel

n (at fair) → ruota (panoramica) (Am) = big noise
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