Synonyms and Antonyms of honcho
one of high position or importance within a group
- The office was all abuzz because some honchos from corporate headquarters were coming for a visit.
big, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big leaguer, big shot, big wheel, big-timer, bigfoot, biggie, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), kingfish, kingpin, nabob, nibs, wheel
the person (as an employer or supervisor) who tells people and especially workers what to do
- She's the head honcho in that company.
administrator, commander, director, executive, general, governor, hierarch, higher-up
leadman, manager, overseer, principal, skipper, standard-bearer, steward, straw boss, superintendent, superior, supervisor
dominator, lord, overlord, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran)
baron, czar (also tsar), king, magnate, mogul, president, prince
big cheese, big gun, bigwig, top dog, top gun