An important person; big shot: He was among the big bugs of his own Cabinet (1820s+)
He wouldn't tell us who he was, but he was a big bug all right.
"Must be the son of some big bug," hazarded one of the idlers.
A "big bug," is a great man, in the phraseology of the western country.
I've tried my best to abort this big bug, but I can't find anything amiss.
I do not know how much powder it will take to knock off the big bug as he is half human.
One day a big bug paid him a visit, and Weeks belched how he had to give up his watch and chain in order to secure luxuries.
The big bug now decided to investigate, and he demanded the reason for the stop-watch and the hard labour.
But chance, in the form of a big bug's visit of inspection, opened the way for a last effort.
I don't know whether it's wax; but I know that it is a bug, a big bug, that crawled in while I was asleep in the haystack.
And the bloke who died there was a big bug in England, Bough always thought.