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Synonyms for big gun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. big shot, big gun, big wheel, big cheese, big deal, big enchilada, big fish, head honcho(noun)

    an important influential person

    "he thinks he's a big shot"; "she's a big deal in local politics"; "the Qaeda commander is a very big fish"

    big deal, big wheel, big cheese, big shot, big enchilada, big gun, big fish, head honcho


  1. big gun(noun)

    A large artillery gun or one of the largest-caliber naval guns (as on a battleship).

    great gun

  2. big gun(noun)

    big shot


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