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  • as inbig shot
  • as inbig wheel
  • as inheavy hitter

synonyms for heavy-hitter

  • bigwig
  • dignitary
  • heavyweight
  • mogul
  • VIP
  • big cat
  • big cheese
  • big fish
  • big gun
  • big kahuna
  • big man on campus
  • big wheel
  • celebrity
  • fat cat
  • head honcho
  • high man on the totem pole
  • high-muck-a-muck
  • important person
  • influential person
  • muck-a-muck
  • nabob
  • notability
  • notable
  • personage
  • somebody
  • someone
  • star
  • wheeler-dealer
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How to use heavy-hitter in a sentence

The travel gear industry lost a heavy hitter yesterday, as Eagle Creek announced that it will shut down operations by the end of this year.
EAGLE CREEK IS SHUTTING DOWNKAELYN LYNCHJUNE 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The story of a man and his relationship with an octopus in the cold, cold water off Cape Town’s peninsula triumphed over a number of heavy hitters.
OSCAR-WINNING “MY OCTOPUS TEACHER” IS A COMPLICATED SUCCESS FOR SOUTH AFRICAIAN-MALCOLM RIJSDIJKMAY 3, 2021QUARTZ
Underground heavy hitters such as the Jesus Lizard, Samiam and Jawbreaker never replicated Nirvana’s success.
THIRTY YEARS AGO, NIRVANA’S ‘NEVERMIND’ ROCKED THE MIDWESTDAWSON BARRETT, JONATHAN WRIGHTAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ve interviewed some heavy hitters, including notables like Mark Cuban, Kirsten Green and Roelof Botha during our first two seasons.
JOIN A Q&A WITH GENERAL CATALYST’S PETER BOYCE AND KATHERINE BOYLE ON TUESDAY AT 4 PM EST/1 PM PSTJORDAN CROOKDECEMBER 3, 2020TECHCRUNCH
This at a time when we’re dealing with two major health things, health disparities and inequities — both heavy hitters.
PEER COACHES WORK TO ADDRESS COVID-19, OTHER HEALTH DISPARITIES IN BALTIMOREMEREDITH COHNNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Similarly, the director who shot the “Shake Dat A$$” video, Armani Martin, has not only helmed music videos featuring Wale, Megan Thee Stallion and other heavy hitters in hip-hop but also a friend whom Bolden knew through an after-school program.
THE MOM, STUDENT … AND BREAKOUT RAPPERJOSHUA EFERIGHESEPTEMBER 28, 2020OZY
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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