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Bigwig Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bigwig n : the most important person in a group or undertaking [syn: kingpin, top banana]
Bigwig Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bigwig \Big"wig`\, n. [Big,a.+ wig.] A person of consequence; as, the bigwigs of society. [Jocose] In our youth we have heard him spoken of by the bigwigs with extreme condescension. --Dickens.
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  • Bigwig: A bigwig is a person of importance to a group or organization. Bigwig may also refer to: Bigwig (programming language) Bigwig (band) ...
  • Bigwig (band): Bigwig is a hardcore punk band from New Jersey , formed in 1995. They were originally composed of Josh Farrell (guitar), John Castaldo ...
  • Bigwig (programming language): Bigwig is a domain-specific language designed to build web applications. It is implemented as an Apache module and runs under the Linux ...
  • BIGWIG (library organization): BIGWIG is an interest group for the Library Information and Technology Association , a division of the American Library Association . ...

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  • Euro Mash: Indie Biggies Wild Bunch & Senator Join Forces
    Major pan-European distributor Wild Bunch and Germany indie bigwig Senator Entertainment have agreed to combine their businesses. The resulting company will be a top European film distributor and producer with a library of about 2,200 films and consolidated revenues of more than $250 million (based on 2013 figures). The existing management teams will take over the Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'
  • Black Tusk's resources mean Gears Xbox One can fulfil the IP's potential, says Fergusson
    Ex-Epic man delighted by team's "fresh enthusiasm" and "energy". Former Epic Games bigwig Rod Fergusson is having a rare old time at Microsoft's Gears of War studio Black Tusk, by the sounds of things. It's not just that everybody at Black Tusk is mad keen about making games - Black Tusk has access to significantly more resources th Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'
  • China bigwig eyes our prized Jewel
    CHINA’S richest man is expected to announce his purchase of the $1 billion beachfront Jewel project in Surfers Paradise by the end of this month. Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'

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