Definición de honcho en inglés:


Saltos de línea: hon¦cho
Pronunciación: /ˈhɒn(t)ʃəʊ
North American informal

sustantivo (plural honchos)

  • A leader or manager; the person in charge: the company’s head honcho in the US
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The coalition now includes some of the country's heaviest financial hitters, pension fund managers and mutual fund honchos that control a half-trillion in assets.
    • It is no small irony that Iranian ayatollahs, ex-Communist Party leaders and former KGB honchos will vastly increase their influence in the region.
    • What do all of these people - the Baseball owners, the music-industry honchos, the airline kings, and the President, have in common?

verbo (honchoes, honchoing, honchoed)

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  • Be in charge of (a project or situation): what else could be expected from a review honchoed by him?
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • After praising him, the President last week removed him from honchoing the hurricane relief operation.
    • Our most junior producer, who had put together the noon show and was at the gym at the time, came back into work and helped honcho the overnight show.
    • As the project leader and principal investigator, it was one of my responsibilities to honcho the selection of a name.


1940s: from Japanese hanchō 'group leader', a term brought back to the US by servicemen stationed in Japan during the occupation following the Second World War.

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