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muckety-muck Syllabification: muck·et·y-muck
Pronunciation: /ˌməkədēˈmək/

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(also mucky-muckˈməkē ˌmək or muck-a-muckˈmək ə ˌmək)

Definition of muckety-muck in English:


A person of great importance or self-importance: a big Hollywood muckety-muck


Mid 19th century: from Chinook Jargon, shortening of high muck-a-muck.

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