high-muck-a-muck

noun
\ ˌhī-ˈmə-ki-ˌmək How to pronounce high-muck-a-muck (audio) \
variants: or high-muckety-muck \ ˌhī-​ˈmə-​kə-​tē-​ˌmək How to pronounce high-muckety-muck (audio) \

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First Known Use of high-muck-a-muck

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for high-muck-a-muck

by folk etymology from Chinook Jargon hayo makamak plenty to eat

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“High-muck-a-muck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-muck-a-muck. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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