the big cheese

the big cheese
the boss, chief cook and bottle washer, head honcho
  

If you've got a complaint, see the big cheese - our manager.


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  • the big cheese — informal : the most powerful or important person You ll have to ask the big cheese. [=the boss] Who s the big cheese around here? • • • Main Entry: ↑big cheese …   Useful english dictionary

  • big\ cheese — • big cheese • big gun • big shot • big wheel • big wig noun slang An important person; a leader; a high official; a person of high rank. Bill had been a big shot in high school. John wanted to be the big cheese in his club. Compare: whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • big cheese —    The big cheese is the boss.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression refers to a person who has a lot of power and influence in an organization.     Tom s father is a big cheese in the oil industry …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • big cheese — The big cheese is the boss …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • big cheese — the boss, chief cook and bottle washer, head honcho    If you ve got a complaint, see the big cheese. He s our manager …   English idioms

  • Big cheese —   The big cheese is the boss …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • big cheese — noun an important influential person he thinks he s a big shot she s a big deal in local politics the Qaeda commander is a very big fish • Syn: ↑big shot, ↑big gun, ↑big wheel, ↑big deal, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • big cheese — n. the boss; the key figure; the leader. □ Here’s a note from the big cheese telling me to come in for a chat. □ The big cheese is giving everyone a bonus at the end of the year …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • big cheese — or[big gun] or[big shot] or[big wheel] or[big wig] {n.}, {slang} An important person; a leader; a high official; a person of high rank. * /Bill had been a big shot in high school./ * /John wanted to be the big cheese in his club./ Compare: WHOLE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • big cheese — or[big gun] or[big shot] or[big wheel] or[big wig] {n.}, {slang} An important person; a leader; a high official; a person of high rank. * /Bill had been a big shot in high school./ * /John wanted to be the big cheese in his club./ Compare: WHOLE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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