Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / bigwig

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

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.
15 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SUGARSEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 6, 2021OZY
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
On the present occasion he welcomed Arkady with all the bonhomie, all the jocosity, of an "enlightened" bigwig.
FATHERS AND SONSIVAN SERGEEVICH TURGENEV

WORDS RELATED TO BIGWIG

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

foofarawnoun | [foo-fuh-raw ]SEE DEFINITION
See Today's Synonym