honcho

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n honcho a person who exercises control over workers "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
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Usage

In literature:

Seems Noda and Asano and their honchos at MITI had been watching this and thinking over the situation.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

The Metropolitan Opera's gala and opening night performance of Puccini's " Tosca " was attended by pop-culture celebrities, classical music honchos and artists.
It was an easy task, with American Federation of Teachers honcho Randi Weingarten promising to "do whatever we can" to get the legislation passed.
Khmer Rouge honcho not so senile after all .
Ex-International Monetary Fund honcho Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to be freed from jail Friday after a Manhattan judge set bail at $1 million in the sexual assault case involving a midtown hotel housekeeper.
Young Money honcho taking a break to focus on skateboarding.
Barrio honcho now serving at the library.
A Wall Street honcho takes his analytic skills to the big leagues in this rollicking financial adventure.
The band's living members — Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones — joined Jason Bonham, son of late founding drummer John Bonham, at London's O2 Arena in 2007 to pay tribute to late Atlantic Records honcho Ahmet Ertegun.
Khmer Rouge honcho not so senile after all.
Honcho named CFO of Philly schools.
Schools honcho named CFO of Philly schools.
ALBANY â€" New York’s power companies are starting to get zapped for their poor response to Hurricane Sandy â€" and one honcho has already pulled the plug on his corner-office gig.
Corporate honchos to House, Senate: We need SandyBux.
Corporate honchos to House , Senate: We need SandyBux.
Real estate honcho Harry Dubin is back on the right side of the law.
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