Honcho - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɑːntʃoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word honcho
Brit.  |ˈhɒn(t)ʃəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word honcho

noun

- a person who exercises control over workers (syn: boss, chief, foreman, gaffer)

Examples

...the office was all abuzz because some honchos from corporate headquarters were coming for a visit...

...he's definitely the head honcho in that company...

Word forms

noun
singular: honcho
plural: honchos
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