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biggie

[ big-ee ]
/ ˈbɪg i /
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noun Slang.

an important, influential, or prominent person; big shot; bigwig.
something that is very large, important, impressive, or successful: a merger of two corporate biggies; a movie that was this year's box-office biggie.

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Origin of biggie

First recorded in 1930–35; big1 + -ie
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