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heavy hitter

noun as in powerful person

Weak match

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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.

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.

From Quartz

Underground heavy hitters such as the Jesus Lizard, Samiam and Jawbreaker never replicated Nirvana’s success.

We’ve interviewed some heavy hitters, including notables like Mark Cuban, Kirsten Green and Roelof Botha during our first two seasons.

This at a time when we’re dealing with two major health things, health disparities and inequities — both heavy hitters.

SAC is represented by Jonathan Gasthalter, a partner of PR heavy-hitter Sard Verbinnen & Co.

Former Florencia 13 heavy hitter Alfred Lomas says that gang members were far from the only participants in the riots.

Although Makune was not a heavy hitter, he had done remarkable work for the first of the season, and Dayguild was afraid of him.

McGherity, the next man up, was a notoriously heavy hitter, and Tom purposely gave him a pass to first.

But another heavy hitter was up, and there was still work for Baseball Joe to do.

The first man up was a notoriously heavy hitter, and Joe felt tempted to give him his base on balls.

Sid, in particular, has developed into a heavy hitter, and the nine depend upon him to bring in the needed runs.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heavy-hitter, such as: bigwig, dignitary, heavyweight, mogul, big cat, and big cheese.

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