muckety–muck

play
noun muck·ety–muck \ˈmə-kə-tē-ˌmək\

Definition of muckety–muck

  1. :  an important and often arrogant person

Variants of muckety–muck

less commonly

muck–a–muck

play \ˈmə-kə-ˌmək\ or

mucky–muck

play \ˈmə-kē-\

Origin and Etymology of muckety–muck

short for high-muck-a-muck


First Known Use: 1883


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