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synonyms for big gun

  • authoritative
  • dominant
  • famous
  • important
  • leading
  • persuasive
  • prominent
  • significant
  • strong
  • affecting
  • big-gun
  • big-wheel
  • controlling
  • efficacious
  • forcible
  • governing
  • guiding
  • hot-dog
  • impressive
  • inspiring
  • instrumental
  • major-league
  • meaningful
  • momentous
  • moving
  • name
  • potent
  • substantial
  • telling
  • touching
  • weighty
See also synonyms for: big guns
  • ordnance
  • cannon
  • battery
  • force
  • arms
  • munitions
  • gunnery
  • weapons
  • stovepipe
  • bazooka
  • rainmakers
  • big guns
  • cannonry
  • heavy stuff
  • munitions
  • arms
  • weapons
  • missiles
  • big guns
  • heavy stuff
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antonyms for big gun

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  • inconspicuous
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • obscure
  • subordinate
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • unmoving
  • weak
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                  How to use big gun in a sentence

                  The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
                  THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
                  There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
                  THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
                  Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.
                  THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
                  He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  He turned at the sound of my voice with vastly more concern than he'd betrayed under the muzzle of Piegan's gun.
                  RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
                  Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
                  But we must not class in this unclean category Lord Spunyarn and his friend Haggard, who were both playing at the big table.
                  THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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                  • boss
                  • chief
                  • head honcho
                  • influential person
                  • leader
                  • person in charge
                  • top dog
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