Mr. Big

Mr. Big

noun Slang.
a man having the highest authority, control, prestige, or influence in a group, field, situation, or the like, especially in the underworld.

Origin:
1935–40

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Mr. Big definition


  1. n.
    an important man; the boss man. (Also the name of a character in HBO's Sex and the City.) : So you're Mr. Big. I thought you'd be taller.
  2. n.
    a nickname for the head of a group of criminals, especially one who wants to remain anonymous. : Lefty was asked to pay a visit to Mr. Big, and Lefty was scared.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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