whole cheese

whole cheese
{slang} or {informal}[whole show] {n.}, {informal} The only important person; big boss. * /Joe thought he was the whole cheese in the game because he owned the ball./ * /You're not the whole show just because you got all A's./ Compare: BIG CHEESE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • whole cheese — {slang} or {informal}[whole show] {n.}, {informal} The only important person; big boss. * /Joe thought he was the whole cheese in the game because he owned the ball./ * /You re not the whole show just because you got all A s./ Compare: BIG CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • whole\ cheese — noun slang informal the only important person; big boss. Joe thought he was the whole cheese in the game because he owned the ball. Compare: big cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • whole — [hōl] adj. [ME (Midland) hool, for hol, hal < OE hal, healthy, whole, hale: akin to Ger heil, ON heill < IE base * kailo , sound, uninjured, auspicious > Welsh coel, omen] 1. a) in sound health; not diseased or injured b) Archaic healed …   English World dictionary

  • whole\ show — noun informal the only important person; big boss. You re not the whole show just because you got all A s. Compare: big cheese See: whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cheese — See: BIG CHEESE, WHOLE CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cheese — See: BIG CHEESE, WHOLE CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cheese — See: big cheese, whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • whole show — See: WHOLE CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • whole show — See: WHOLE CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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