head honcho

noun

chiefly US, informal
: the person with the most authority

Examples of head honcho in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Thunder Valley tour stop for this megalodon includes Southern Rock axe titan and Gov’t Mule head honcho Warren Haynes and his band, along with the enigmatic Samantha Fish and the ever-prodigious Eric Gales (7 p.m. Friday, July 12. thundervalleyresort.com). Aaron Davis, Sacramento Bee, 30 June 2024 Aside from riding around the Big Apple, the Dreamville head honcho was also seen last month chilling by himself on the beach. Regina Cho, VIBE.com, 28 June 2024 Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige teased that the upcoming superhero film will take place in the 1960s in a universe parallel to the main Marvel Cinematic Universe. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 27 June 2024 The Polish Film Institute has named its new head honcho two months after dismissing the previous one. Max Goldbart, Deadline, 24 June 2024 Or will the new head honcho of Gotham be Salvatore Maroni (Clancy Brown), the patriarch of the rival mob family? Nick Romano, EW.com, 20 June 2024 Yellowstone’s head honcho has been ridiculously busy lately as a producer, writer, and director, lending his name and pen to two Yellowstone prequels (1883 and 1923) plus the series Tulsa King, Special Ops: Lioness and Lawman: Bass Reeves. Noel Murray, Vulture, 2 June 2024 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

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“Head honcho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20honcho. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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