head honcho


chiefly US, informal
: the person with the most authority

Examples of head honcho in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a recent interview with Mike Birbiglia on his podcast Working It Out, the Late Night host suggested that Michaels' previous musings about leaving his post as the head honcho at SNL are nothing but talk. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 26 Mar. 2024 Earnings aside, this has been a big week for Meta’s head honcho. Alexandra Sternlicht, Fortune, 2 Feb. 2024 Assistant coach Taira Uematsu and Alec Burg, the bullpen catcher, have assumed those duties, with an assist from the head honcho who was once a backstop himself. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 17 Feb. 2024 Could the next head honcho at 30 Rock be the creator of 30 Rock? Lorne Micheals seems to think so. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 16 Jan. 2024 Dreamville Festival 2023 was headlined by the head honcho, J. Cole, along with Usher, Drake, Summer Walker, Burna Boy, City Girls, Lil Durk with Dreamville artists Cozz and Bas. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 24 Oct. 2023 The news regarding Dreamville Festival 2024 arrives on the heels of a major career milestone from Dreamville head honcho J. Cole. Kyle Denis, Billboard, 23 Oct. 2023 Here are five things to know about the new head honcho. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 21 Sep. 2023 When Nance became the head honcho in 2017, its operating budget was $3.8 million. James Bash | , oregonlive, 19 Sep. 2023

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“Head honcho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20honcho. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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