Definition of bigwig in English:
An important person, usually in a particular sphere. Also called big wheel.
- 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?
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