(n.) See also: The hot shit, pezzonovante, big man on campus.
A person who holds a great deal of clout in whatever industry/culture that they are a part of.
Someone who is looked up to by people who tend to be followers.
Used derogatorily by people to infer that the person "thinks" that they are important.
Yeah man, that guys are real "big shot" in the film industry.
That midget is a big shot drug dealer.
Look at that expensive car that girl is driving! I bet she thinks that she is a real "big shot"
1. Of or pertaining to the United States of America
2. A Citizen of the United States of America
A sometimes pejorative term coined in recent years on various internet discussion boards. Meant to resolve the ambiguous nature of the terms "North American," which could be taken to refer to Canada or the United States, and "American," which could be taken to refer to North America, South America, or the United States.
1. I'm not a fan of all of this USian war-mongering.
2. You'd never understand universal healthcare--you're a USian.
worthy of worship, just like my penis
My horn, like some phallic symbol of my potent virility, is the last thing you shall see as heads collide, and mine remains the victor.