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big gun

noun, Slang.
1.
an influential or important person or thing:
He's a big gun in science.
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big gun

noun
1.
(informal) an important or influential person
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big guns

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heavy artillery

heavy artillery

noun phrase

The most impressive and persuasive arguments, evidence, persons, etc, available: The Republicans are rolling out their heaviest artillery for this debate/ Against these big critics' big guns I offered the author some shelter (first form 1809+)

big gun

noun phrase

big shot (1830+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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