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Word of the Day 04/16/21 Honcho

Honcho (noun, verb)
honcho [ hon-choh ]
Slang.

noun, plural hon·chos.
1. a leader, especially an assertive leader; chief.

verb (used with object)
2. to organize, supervise, or be the leader of: She volunteered to honcho the new project.

WORDS RELATED TO HONCHO
chief, manager, boss, top dog

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Origin: 1945–50;
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<b>Honcho</b> <i>(noun, verb)
honcho [ hon-choh ]</i> <i>Slang.</i>

<b>noun, plural hon·chos.</b>
1. a leader, especially an assertive leader; chief.

<b>verb <i>(used with object)</b></i>
2. to organize, supervise, or be the leader of: <i>She volunteered to honcho the new project.</i>

<b>WORDS RELATED TO HONCHO</b>
chief, manager, boss, top dog

<i><a href="https://www.thesaurus.com/browse/honcho" target="_blank">See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com</a></i>

<b>Origin:</b> 1945–50; <japanese hanchō="hanchō" squad="squad" or="or" group="group" leader,="leader," equivalent="equivalent" to="to" han="han" squad="squad" (<middle="(&lt;Middle" chinese,="Chinese," equivalent="equivalent" to="to" chinese="Chinese" bān)="bān)" +="+" -chō="-chō" eldest,="eldest," chief="chief" (<middle="(&lt;Middle" chinese,="Chinese," equivalent="equivalent" to="to" chinese="Chinese" zhǎng)="zhǎng)" now="Now" <b="&lt;b">YOU</b> come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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