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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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bigwig'


  • 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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  • Pistorius Trial a Battle of Bigwig Lawyers
    As the trial of Oscar Pistorius continues, prosecutor Gerrie Nel, also known as “The Pitbull,” and lead defense lawyer Barry Roux, one of South Africa’s most expensive attorneys, are the focus of public attention. NBC national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports. Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'
  • Conservation bigwig collects pension while still acting as CEO
    A little more than a year ago quietly and behind closed doors members of the board of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority voted to allow CEO Brian Denney to retire and then be hired back on contract right on the spot. Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'
  • TRCA bigwig collects public pension while still acting as CEO
    A little more than a year ago — quietly and behind closed doors — members of the board of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority voted to allow CEO Brian Denney to retire and then be hired back on contract right on the spot. Read more on this news related to 'Bigwig'

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