big fish

Definitions of big fish

n an important influential person

“the Qaeda commander is a very big fish
big cheese, big deal, big enchilada, big gun, big shot, big wheel, head honcho
(Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person
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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