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heavy hitter

n. Informal
One that is important or influential: a heavy hitter in the field of economics.

heavy hitter

n
informal another term for big hitter2

heav′y hit′ter


n. Informal.
a very important or influential person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heavy hitter - an influential person who works hard to promote the causes they are interested in
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
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