an influential or important person: a big wheel in business.
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Words nearby big wheel
Origin of big wheel
First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for big wheel
another name for a Ferris wheel
informal an important person
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Idioms and Phrases with big wheel
see under big cheese.
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