big-timer (plural big-timers)
- A major player in the field in question: someone who is in the big time
1992, Shashi Tharoor, Show Business: A Novel, page 144:
- The small-timers, as he put it, kept their currency in their homes, in safes, in false ceilings, under beds. When necessary, our tax people know where to look. The big-timers, however, use Swiss banks.