bigwigs (plural noun) · big-wig (noun) · big-wigs (plural noun)
  1. an important person, especially in a particular sphere.
    "government bigwigs"
    VIP · important person · notable · notability · personage · dignitary · grandee · panjandrum · celebrity · magnate · mogul · somebody · heavyweight · hotshot · big shot ·
    big noise · big gun · big cheese · big fish · biggie · big bug · Big Chief · Big Daddy · honcho · brass hat · big wheel · joss
early 18th century: so named from the large wigs formerly worn by distinguished men.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic نتأمل
Bosnian (Latin) Velika zvijerka
Bulgarian важна клечка
Cantonese (Traditional) 比格维格
Catalan capitost
Chinese Simplified 比格维格
Chinese Traditional 比格維格
Croatian velika zvijerka
Czech Velké zvíře
Danish stor kanon
Dutch kopstuk
Finnish silmäätekevä
French gros bonnet
Greek σπουδαίο πρόσωπο
Hebrew אישיות חשובה
Indonesian tokoh
Italian pezzo grosso
Japanese 大物
Kiswahili Kigogo
Korean 중요 인물
Latvian svarīga persona
Lithuanian vartai
Persian ادم کله گنده
Portuguese (NOUN)figurão, mandachuva, graúdos
Querétaro Otomi pez noho
Romanian ABC
Russian воротила
Serbian (Cyrillic) Бигwиг
Slovak veľké zviera
Swedish Pamp
Tamil பிரமுகரும் உடந்தை
Turkish önemli
Ukrainian ділок
Urdu باگواگ
Yucatec Maya kaaye' polok
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