muckety muck

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either a variant of the short form of high muckamuck, muckamuck, or a shortening of high muckety-muck.[1] See the entry muckamuck.

NounEdit

muckety muck (plural muckety mucks)

  1. (idiomatic, irreverent) Alternative form of muckamuck: a person in a position of power, authority, or status.
    There were a bunch of muckety-mucks in town for the board meeting.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2003, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, high-muckety-muck.
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