Definición de bigwig en inglés:

bigwig

Saltos de línea: big¦wig
Pronunciación: /ˈbɪgwɪg
 
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sustantivo

informal
An important person, especially in a particular sphere: government bigwigs
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Significantly, the violators include some political bigwigs, powerful businessman and town planners.
  • Politicians, princes and bigwigs of every stripe vied for a place in their circle and were roundly rejected.
  • What on earth induced the local bigwigs to want to wreck this picture postcard image by adding ‘city’ to the list?
Sinónimos
VIP, important person, notable, notability, personage, dignitary, grandee, panjandrum; celebrity; magnate, mogul
informal somebody, heavyweight, hotshot, big shot, big noise, big gun, big cheese, big fish, biggie, big bug, Big Chief, Big Daddy, honcho
British informal brass hat
North American informal big wheel
Australian/New Zealand informal joss

Origen

early 18th century: so named from the large wigs formerly worn by distinguished men.

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