Definition of High muckamuck
1. Noun. An important or influential (and often overbearing) person.
Generic synonyms: Important Person, Influential Person, Personage
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Literary usage of High muckamuck
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1. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"The expression high muckamuck is certainly in use in the west, as WRP says, but it is in very bad style, as Chinook style goes. The proper expression for ..."
2. The Absolute Atomic Weights of the Chemical Elements: Established Upon the by Gustavus Detlef Hinrichs (1901)
"Concordance, minute " probable errors " are insisted upon by this high muckamuck of the National Government. Hence—the supply follows the demand; ..."
3. More Cheerful Americans by Charles Battell Loomis (1904)
"Colonel Miller is the high muckamuck of West Point, and I suppose it was a little like saying to a man in front of the White House, ' Say, will you run in ..."