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bigs, the

noun phrase

The major leagues in baseball or otherareas; the BIG TIME: When Backman was in the bigs, he wasn't your regular Mr. Sunshine (1960s+)


big heat

noun phrase

An ostentatiously important person: I am into so many big things, such a big heat, that I must deal as I wheel (1980s+)

[perhaps a synonym for hot shot]


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