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high–muck–a–muck

play
noun \ˌhī-ˈmə-ki-ˌmək\

Definition of high–muck–a–muck



Variants of high–muck–a–muck

or

high–muckety–muck

play \ˌhī-ˈmə-kə-tē-ˌmək\

Origin and Etymology of high–muck–a–muck

by folk etymology from Chinook Jargon hayo makamak plenty to eat


First Known Use: 1856


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