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big gun

noun, Slang.
1.
an influential or important person or thing:
He's a big gun in science.
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British Dictionary definitions for big gun

big gun

noun
1.
(informal) an important or influential person
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Slang definitions & phrases for big gun

big gun

noun phrase

big shot (1830+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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