big fish

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big fish

n
1. an important or powerful person
2. a big fish in a small pond the most important or powerful person in a small group
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big fish - an important influential personbig fish - 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 fish

noun powerful person, authority, leader, important person, supreme person, influential person a big fish in the murky pool of high finance