who's who
noun Usage: often capitalized both Ws Date: 1917 1. a compilation of brief biographical sketches of prominent persons in a particular field <
a who's who of sports figures
>
2. the leaders of a group ; elite 3. a listing or grouping of notable persons or things

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Who's Who — or Who is Who is the name of a number of reference publications, generally containing concise biographical information on a particular group of people. It is also used as an expression meaning a collection or group of noted persons.Examples of… …   Wikipedia

  • who's who — or[who is who] {informal} 1. Who this one is and who that one is; who the different ones in a group of people are or what their names or positions are. * /It is hard to tell who is who in the parade because everyone in the band looks alike./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Who's Who in the DC Universe — Cover to issue #1 of Who s Who in the DC Universe (March 1985). Art by George Pérez. Who s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (usually referred to as Who s Who) is the umbrella title for a number of comic book series which DC Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Who's Who (UK) — Who s Who (2007 edition: ISBN 978 0 7136 7527 6), is an annual British publication of biographies which vary in length (typically a single paragraph or block) of about 30,000 living notable Britons.History Who s Who has been published since 1849… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hinterland Who's Who — is best known as a series of 60 second public service ads profiling Canadian animals and birds, produced by Environment Canada in the 1960s and 70s. The distinctive refrain of flute music that each of these ads opened with, along with the very… …   Wikipedia

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  • who is who — or who s who or who was who phrasal the identity of or the noteworthy facts about each of a number of persons …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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