Bigwig and Zilch


Bigwig noun - One of high position or importance within a group.
Usage example: interviewed by several bigwigs on the hospital's staff

Zilch is an antonym for bigwig.


Zilch noun - A person of no importance or influence.
Usage example: a passive and retiring little zilch of a person

Bigwig is an antonym for zilch.
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