Someone who presents themselves as a person of great importance, but who's actual credentials are spurious or questionable.
Just ignore that fool Matt and his bullshit history lectures. He's just a big hat with no cattle.
by Jesus March 29, 2004
a poser.
someone who is tries hard, but still doesnt get it.
someone who brags tremendously about thier doings, but it's all a lie to make them look better.
He's got a big hat, but no cattle.
by crayola March 30, 2004
when someone is so full of themselves, and loves to hear themselves talk, but it is all a facade, and there is never any action or substance to back it up
see: all bark and no bite
This guy I work with keeps telling me he is going to kick my ass because I let his daughter suck my dick at the company picnic. That will never happen, he wears a big hat, but he has got no cattle.
by the a.h. March 31, 2004
A person who wears a large hat but possesses no livestock.
Marty still wears his cowboy hat even though rustlers stole his herd. He's got a big hat, no cattle.
by furtim April 10, 2008
Person with a fancy sounding title but no real authority or responsibility.
Boy talk about Big hat, No cattle-Hi Business card says Director of Compliance but all he does is check expiration dates.
by socaljohn December 13, 2019