kahuna

noun ka·hu·na \ kə-ˈhü-nə \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of kahuna

1 : a preeminent person or thing : big gun
  • the industry's big kahuna, with … 57 percent of the market
  • —A. E. Serwer
2 : a Hawaiian shaman

Examples of kahuna in a Sentence

  1. a big kahuna at a Hollywood talent agency, he's got the fancy car to prove it

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Origin and Etymology of kahuna

Hawaiian

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