Definition of High muckamuck

1. Noun. An important or influential (and often overbearing) person.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of High Muckamuck

high jinks
high jinx
high jump
high jumper
high jumpers
high level language
high level languages
high life
high line
high lip line
high mallow
high mannose oligosaccharide
high memory area
high mobility group proteins
high muckamuck (current term)
high nelly
high noon
high note
high notes
high occupancy vehicle
high occupancy vehicles
high off the hog
high on the hog
high osmolar contrast agent
high osmolar contrast medium
high output failure
high pitch
high point
high points

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 ..."

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