very important person

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n very important person an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
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Usage

In literature:

So, it will be seen, the human aura is a very important and interesting phase of the personality of every individual.
"The Human Aura" by Swami Panchadasi
Fate had chosen a very simple way of bringing about events of great importance to persons in this history.
"The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp" by Katherine Stokes
She was a person of importance, and a very busy and happy old maid.
"The Squirrel-Cage" by Dorothy Canfield
The chief is a very important person, and has great power over his inferiors.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
It happened that this twelve-year-old cadet was already a very important person in the kingdom of France.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Very large, important pieces of each of us have been taken and given to the wrong person.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
It is very important to have clear thoughts about the third person of the Trinity.
"Separation and Service" by James Hudson Taylor
She was a very important person.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
She suddenly became a very important young person.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
What had the lawyer and other people to do with such a very important, quite personal and private matter?
"The Son of His Mother" by Clara Viebig
Exceptions are only made in the case of very important persons such as you are.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
In other words, I pretended that I was a very important person.
"A Top-Floor Idyl" by George van Schaick
A cairn was very often raised over the grave of some important person.
"A Reading Book in Irish History" by P. W. Joyce
This other accomplice was a very important person.
"The House of Strange Secrets" by A. Eric Bayly
There is one very important person, however, of those with whom our story has concerned itself, who is not to be found there.
"Peter Binney" by Archibald Marshall
This, the person in the shop said, was very important.
"The Devourers" by Annie Vivanti Chartres
Never try to make yourself out to be a very important person.
"The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness" by Cecil B. Hartley
It is very sad that so many young girls will tell every person before "mother," that which is most important she should know.
"Folly as It Flies" by Fanny Fern
I wanted to speak to you upon a subject of greatest importance to myself personally, and of someone very dear to me.
"The Pauper of Park Lane" by William Le Queux
As the fees are low and as provision for the sick benefit seems very important, a person often belongs to several such societies.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
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In news:

While it may be silly to worry about whether we can still get our super-sized sodas, it raises the very important question of who has the right to make choices about what an individual person consumes .
The upcoming election is very important to taxpaying Lewistonians and, as Mayor of Lewiston , to me personally.
"It is a common kind of fantasy to be a very important, very powerful person," Dr Lewis said.
Whether a course is planning to remodel, improve their irrigation system, or locate a pipe junction for replacement, it is very important to make sure that a person has an accurate map of the courses underground utilities.
A child life specialist is a very important person to have at a children's hospital.
Everyone is a Very Important Person, but after a full day of workouts, workshops and lectures, V.I.P.
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In science:

Of course, it would be nice to settle the remaining very dense case as well, however we personally feel that this case is perhaps somewhat less important or attractive, due to the very different nature of very dense random graphs.
Optimal packings of Hamilton cycles in sparse random graphs
Rather, we try to highlight some special topics and to give some specific examples that are very important according to our personal point of view.
Size matters
We do not want to end this contribution without commenting on a specific scientific case that is very important to our personal interests and that will clearly benefit from the advancement in instrumentation.
Size matters
This is considered by some to be a serious drawback, but my personal view is that it is likely to be of very much less importance than the “fair sampling” failures that can so easily bias other tests.
Subtraction of ``accidentals'' and the validity of Bell tests
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