big deal

DEFINITIONS OF: big deal

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n anything of great importance or consequence

Type of:
importance
the quality of being important and worthy of note

n an important influential person

“she's a big deal in local politics”
Synonyms:
big cheese, big enchilada, big fish, big gun, big shot, big wheel, head honcho
Types:
knocker
(Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
supremo
the most important person in an organization
Type of:
important person, influential person, personage
a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
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