(or big noise)
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Definition of big name in English:
informal A person who is famous in a particular sphere: he’s a big name in athletics
More example sentences
- It isn't primarily about the big names and grand events of history, it is about the substance of ordinary lives.
- So far he's been touted as the big name celebrity to enter the house - could the adjournment be anything to do with that?
- One thing I never tried to be was a celebrity, a big name in this profession.
informalsomebody, heavyweight, hotshot, big shot, big gun, big cheese, big fish, biggie, big bug, Big Chief, Big Daddy, honcho
British informalbrass hat
North American informalbig wheel
Australian/New Zealand informaljoss
Definition of big name in:
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