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synonyms for bigwig

  • mogul
  • VIP
  • nabob
  • pooh-bah

antonyms for bigwig

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  • nobody
  • nonentity
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How to use bigwig in a sentence

Just two months after the first gulag prisoners had arrived at the future dam site in Dubna, in November 1933, research bigwigs at the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union gathered in Moscow to discuss the state of the Volga and the Caspian Sea.
THE SOVIETS TURNED THE VOLGA RIVER INTO A MACHINE. THEN THE MACHINE BROKE.OLGA DOBROVIDOVADECEMBER 15, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Which is why Hershey and other candy bigwigs are investing in Bonumose, a Virginia-based startup with a technology that could pave the way for mass market adoption of sugary substitutes.
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I am told he is a professor, orator, and author, whose ambition makes him the slave of every bigwig.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
He heard me out, looked at my deceased poppies, and arranged a conference with a bigwig from the State Department.
REVENGEARTHUR PORGES
Well, Monsieur Bigwig, the dancing teacher, you know of him.
NASBY IN EXILEDAVID R. LOCKE
"I bet you've drawn that Chinese bigwig that's booked from here," said the captain, grinning.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
The Assistant Secretary is here to discuss the hot-dog concession with a local bigwig.
THE GOLDEN SKULLJOHN BLAINE
A bigwig, with an inordinate ambition to become a minister, (p. 276) invited him to dinner.
AN ENGLISHMAN IN PARISALBERT D. (ALBERT DRESDEN) VANDAM
Matvei Ilyitch was just such a bigwig, although he called himself a Liberal.
FATHERS AND SONSIVAN SERGEEVICH TURGENEV
Pity is it to lose a word of this ruler, who rules in fashion so different from the law-giving of the usual bigwig.
SIR CHARLES NAPIERSIR WILLIAM FRANCIS BUTLER
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WORDS RELATED TO BIGWIG

  • VIP
  • big cheese
  • big enchilada
  • big fish
  • big gun
  • big shot
  • big wheel
  • biggie
  • bigwig
  • boss
  • boss man
  • head honcho
  • hotshot
  • important person
  • top dog
  • tycoon
  • very important person
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