honcho | head honcho

This page is about the slang term honcho | head honcho.

Meaning: the boss, the person in charge

For example:

  • Do you know the name of our company's top honcho in the Beijing office?

  • James thinks he should be the next head honcho, even though Bill's been with the company much longer.

Quick Quiz:

Pacific Banking Co. is looking for a new head honcho. The company is trying to find

a. a new logo

b. a new head office

c. a new Chief Executive Officer

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Contributor: Matt Errey