One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘her father is a big noise in the army’
VIP, important person, notable, notability, personage, dignitary, grandee
informal somebody, heavyweight, hotshot, big shot, big gun, big cheese, big fish, biggie, big bug, Big Chief, Big Daddy, honcho
British informal brass hat
North American informal big wheel
NZ Australian informal joss
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