big hitter


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big hitter

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) a sportsperson who is capable of hitting the ball long or hard
2. informal an influential and important person: one of the government's big hitters.
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2 seed, who will now face American big hitter John Isner, said: "I think I won the big points.
The 30-day squat challenge has become a Liverpool fitness phenomenon while squats have become a big hitter on Twitter.
And Stokesy is a strong guy, a big hitter of the ball.
We want to let guys walk onto his shots because he's a big hitter as well.
The Sky choice suggests that Boro will be regarded as a big hitter in the Championship next season - and as a result fans can expect that more games may be moved for showing on live TV.
He is a big hitter and he has done a fantastic job in health, but he's been doing that job for six years, and I felt it was appropriate to give somebody else a chance," said Mr Bourne.
Past recipients of the Big Hitter Award include Senator David Williams and Centre College and the City of Danville for hosting of the Vice Presidential debate.
The Roman Catholic Church is the big hitter in Christianity, the Microsoft of Christianity.
AT&T was a big hitter in this market and demonstrated faith in Central New Jersey by leasing 350,000 square feet at Mount Airy Comers V & VI in its relocation from Parsippany and Bridgewater.
In golf, if you're up against a real big hitter, the last thing you do is try to compete with him.