biggie

[big-ee]
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noun Slang.
  1. an important, influential, or prominent person; big shot; bigwig.
  2. 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.

Origin of biggie

First recorded in 1930–35; big1 + -ie
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Word Origin and History for biggie
n.

1931, from big + -ie.

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