muckety muck

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

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