Chefetage

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Chef (boss) +‎ Etage (floor)

Noun[edit]

Chefetage f (genitive Chefetage, plural Chefetagen)

  1. executive floor (mostly used figuratively as a synonym for bosses)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 43/2010, page 170:
      Schlechte Charaktereigenschaften bringen Menschen in die Chefetage. Das haben Forscher der University of Nebraska herausgefunden.
      Bad traits of character help people to become bosses [literally: … bring people to the executive floor]. That was found by researchers of the University of Nebraska.