(also high muckety-muck)
sustantivoNorth American • informal
- A person in a position of authority, especially one who is overbearing or conceited: a high muck-a-muck at the CIAMás ejemplos en oraciones
- He also was the son of a high muck-a-muck in the Nixon administration so he could have had info to pass on before he got his job in the White House.
- I'm lunching with Josh Jones, one of the high muck-a-mucks of Dreamhost, the company that hosts this website on its massive servers.
mid 19th century: perhaps from Chinook hiyu 'plenty' + muckamuck 'food', from Nootka ḥayo 'ten' + ma˙ho˙maq- 'choice wheatmeal', with high substituted for hiyu.
Más definiciones de high muck-a-muckDefinición de high muck-a-muck en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.