What does bigwig mean?

Definitions for bigwig
ˈbɪgˌwɪgbig·wig

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bigwig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kingpin, top banana, bigwig(noun)

    the most important person in a group or undertaking

Wiktionary

  1. bigwig(Noun)

    A person of importance to a group or organization

    The company bigwig is gathering his staff together for a meeting today.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bigwig(adj)

    a person of consequence; as, the bigwigs of society

Freebase

  1. Bigwig

    Bigwig is a hardcore punk band from New Jersey, formed in 1995. They were originally composed of Josh Farrell, John Castaldo, Tom Petta, and Dan Rominski. It is said they got their name from a character in the book "Watership Down", a large, tough rabbit. Since their inception, they have been steadily gaining popularity, having played / toured with such bands as Pennywise, Less Than Jake, Blink-182, The Ataris, The Vandals, New Found Glory, No Use for a Name, NOFX, The Suicide Machines, Agnostic Front, Lagwagon, and Reel Big Fish. Following the release of their 2001 album Invitation To Tragedy, injuries and lineup changes caused the band to take a five-year hiatus. Both Josh Farrell and Tom Petta have received producers credits on several well known albums. Tom Petta has most recently produced the new record entitled "For Heaven's Sake" by Canadian punk rock band Only Way Back. Their latest album, Reclamation, was released on February 7, 2006 by Fearless Records.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bigwig in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bigwig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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