honcho honcho  /ˈhɔn tʃoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who exercises control over workers

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Usage(s):

  1. In between, we got Desmond's mind-blowing premonitions, invisible mystic island honcho, Jacob, and the moving death of doomed romantic junkie Charlie.
  2. But for the moment, you can watch the Iranian president answer a few questions from PTI head honcho Rick Stengel about news of an existing nuclear facility.
  3. He's not the first corporate honcho to choose Vail instead of a corporate showdown.

News

  1. Vettel visited the office yesterday. It was a little awkward.

    Sebastian Vettel, who I believe is now officially the ruler of Canada after his performance on Sunday, stopped by Road & Track HQ in Ann Arbor with Red Bull Racing honcho Christian Horner. The fellas were nice enough to sit down with Krewson and Larry, and... Well, everyone sat together. More tomorrow. Possibly with talking!
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. 'The Internship': Aasif Mandvi on the perks, quirks at Google HQ

    Aasif Mandvi is no Google honcho, but he does play one in the new Vince Vaughn-Owen Wilson comedy "The Internship," opening this week. In doing so, the 47-year-old actor and "Daily Show" correspondent got a first-hand look at the unique culture of the search engine giant, which allowed the production to spend two days filming at its campus in Mountain View, Calif.        
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "That's crazy, man! I don't even think I can play because I fouled out," Atlanta's Josh Smith said. "David Stern is the head honcho, so if he says we've got to play another 51 seconds that's what we've got to play. Bottom line."
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Josh Smith Source: USA Today

  2. Later, Pickton said he'd "take the fall for everything." "The problem is, I'm the head honcho and you got me."
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Robert Pickton Source: Toronto Star

  3. "Sharp's going to be in the 'box.' And he's going to see me," Shiancoe said. "He likes to stick his nose in the run game. He orchestrates and manipulates that defense pretty well. He's the head honcho over there."
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Visanthe Shiancoe Source: USA Today

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