Definition of big hitter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


big hitter

BrE BrE//ˌbɪɡ ˈhɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɪɡ ˈhɪtər//
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a person who is successful and has a lot of influence They've appointed one of the industry's big hitters to the board.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: big hitter