A baseball player who hits many home runs and other extra-base hits.
One that is important or influential.
A heavy hitter in the field of economics.
(slang) A very important or influential person.
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Heavy-hitter Sentence Examples
Provocateur - With a thriving mail-order catalog, Web site, and shops located throughout the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Hong Kong, and America, Agent Provocateur is a heavy hitter in the lingerie biz.
It now currently only takes backseat to another heavy hitter from Puglia, Negroamaro.
To be sure, this planet is certainly a heavy hitter in a personal chart, and understanding the sign in which the moon falls can yield a vast amount of information about the personality in question.