HH17

A person who tries to appear important, or who tries to lay down the law in his community: “He’d like to be the ________ around here.”

BIG SHOT 307
BOSS 217
BIG CHEESE 115
BIG WHEEL 96
KINGPIN 80
COCK-OF-THE-WALK 60
TOP DOG 54
KING BEE 36
HEAD MAN 29
WHOLE CHEESE 28
BIG BOSS 26
KING 26
MAYOR 20
LEADER 19
WHOLE SHOW 19
BIG DOG 17
CHIEF 17
TOP MAN 14
BIG WIG 13
BULL OF THE WOODS 12
WHEEL 10
HIGH MUCKY-MUCK 9
KINGFISH 9
NR 9
DICTATOR 8
IT 8
BIG MAN 7
HEAD CHEESE 7
HIGH MOGUL 7
RINGLEADER 7
BIG BOY 6
QUEEN BEE 6
BIG CHIEF 5
JUDGE 5
MR. BIG 5
SHOW-OFF 5
BIG BUG 4
BIG SHIT 4
GREAT I-AM 4
HEAD NIGGER 4
HOTSHOT 4
PRESIDENT 4
RAMROD 4
BIG IKE 3
BIGGEST TOAD IN THE PUDDLE 3
HEAD 3
HEAD KNOCKER 3
HIGH-MUCKETY-MUCK 3
HITLER 3
KING OF THE MOUNTAIN 3
KING OF THE ROOST 3
TOP BRASS 3
TOP HAT 3
BELL SHEEP 2
BIG BRASS 2
BIG FROG 2
BIG GUY 2
BIG HORN 2
BIG IT 2
BIG MUCKETY-MUCK 2
BIG NOISE 2
BIG SQUEEZE 2
BIG THING 2
BULLY 2
CAPTAIN 2
CHIEF COOK AND BOTTLEWASHER 2
COCK-OF-THE-ROOST 2
CZAR 2
FOUR-FLUSHER 2
GESTAPO 2
GOD 2
GOVERNOR 2
GREAT MOGUL 2
HEAD OF EVERYTHING 2
HIGH-MONKEY-MONK 2
KING OF THE HILL 2
KING OF THE WALK 2
KING SHIT 2
LORD AND MASTER 2
NUMBER-ONE MAN 2
RULER 2
STAR 2
STUD 2
STUD DUCK 2
TOP MAN ON THE TOTEM POLE 2
TOP OF THE POT 2
V.I.P. 2
WHEELHORSE 2
WHOLE HOG 2
ACE-COON 1
ALCALDE 1
B.T.O. 1
BAD ASS 1
BELL COW 1
BELLE OF THE PARTY 1
BIG A’S 1
BIG BAD WOLF 1
BIG BULL 1
BIG BULLY 1
BIG DEAL 1
BIG DEALER 1
BIG DOG IN THE MEATHOUSE 1
BIG DUDE 1
BIG END OF IT 1
BIG FISH 1
BIG FISH IN THE POND 1
BIG FROG IN A LITTLE PUDDLE 1
BIG GAMILIGER 1
BIG GOD MO-MO 1
BIG GUN 1
BIG HAT 1
BIG HEAD 1
BIG HONCHO 1
BIG I AND LITTLE YOU 1
BIG I-AM 1
BIG KING 1
BIG MOGUL 1
BIG MONKEY-MONK 1
BIG M’S 1
BIG MUCKA-MUCK 1
BIG MUCKY-MUCK 1
BIG OGRE 1
BIG PAPA 1
BIG SHOW 1
BIG STICK 1
BIG THREE-WHEEL 1
BIG WHEELER-DEALER 1
BIG-EYE-IT 1
BIGGEST FROG IN THE PUDDLE 1
BOSS DOG 1
BOSS DOG OF THE BARNYARD 1
BOSS OF EVERYTHING 1
BOSS OF THE TOWN 1
BOSS OF THE WHOLE SHOW 1
BOSS-MAN 1
BRAGGART 1
BRASS 1
BULL OF THE COMMUNITY 1
BULL OF THE TOWN 1
BUSH 1
CARRY THE BIG STICK 1
CAT’S MEOW 1
CAT’S PAJAMAS 1
CENTER OF ATTRACTION 1
CHEESE 1
CHIEF HONCHO 1
CHIEF MOGUL 1
COCK-IN-THE-BASKET 1
COCK-OF-THE-BARNYARD 1
COLONEL OF THE TOWN 1
COP 1
CROSS DOG UNDER THE WAGON 1
CROWN PRINCE OF PATAGONIA 1
CYCLOPS 1
FAT JOE 1
FEELS HIS OATS 1
FULL CHEESE 1
FUSSED UP WITH HIS OWN PEOPLE 1
GENERAL MANAGER OF EVERYTHING 1
GRAND KING 1
H.N.I.C. 1
HARD GUY 1
HEAD BOSS 1
HEAD CAT 1
HEAD DOG 1
HEAD GAZOOK 1
HEAD GUY 1
HEAD MONKEY 1
HEAD NUT 1
HEAD OF THE GANG 1
HEAD OF THE HOUSE 1
HEAD OF THE SHOW 1
HEAD ONE 1
HEAD PUSH 1
HEAD SQUEEZE 1
HEAVY DUDE 1
HIGH COCKALAVITCH 1
HIGH COCKALORUM 1
HIGH JINKS 1
HIGH LIGHT 1
HIGH MAN 1
HIGH POTENTATE 1
HIGH SHERIFF 1
HIGHER-UP 1
HIGH-MUCKY 1
HIGH-MUCKY-MUCK 1
HIGH-YOU 1
HINK IN CHARGE 1
HIS NIBS 1
HOLD-PUSH 1
HOT SHIT 1
HOT STUFF 1
I-AM-IT MAN 1
IF HE ONLY KNEW HOW UNIMPORTANT HE IS 1
IF THEY COULD GET A CHAIR TO FIT HIS ASS HE’D MAKE A GOOD PRESIDENT 1
IN CHARGE 1
KILL OF THE HILL 1
KING COCK 1
KING OF ALL KINGS 1
KING OF THE BEASTS 1
KING OF THE CROW’S NEST 1
KING OF THE FOREST 1
KING PIN 1
KING TUT 1
KNOW-ALL 1
LAST WORD 1
LEAD NIGGER 1
LEADER OF THE BAND 1
LEADER OF THE PACK 1
LEADING LIGHT 1
LIFE OF THE PARTY 1
LIKE TO RUN THINGS 1
LIKES TO SHOW HIS AUTHORITY 1
LITTLE CAESAR 1
LITTLE HITLER 1
LITTLE KING 1
LORD 1
LORD HIGH CHAMBERLAIN 1
LORD HIGH JERK 1
LORD MAYOR 1
LORD OF ALL 1
LORD OF ALL CREATION 1
LORD OVER US 1
LORD-MASTER 1
LUNA 1
MAIN CHEESE 1
MAIN GUY 1
MAIN PUSH 1
MAIN SPOKE IN THE BIG WHEEL 1
MAIN SPOKE IN THE WHEEL 1
MAJOR 1
MAN 1
MANAGEMENT 1
MAYOR OF (PLACE) 1
MAYOR OF THE BEACH 1
MAYOR OF THE TOWN 1
MISTER BIG 1
MOGUL 1
MR. IT 1
MR. KNOW-IT-ALL 1
MUCKY-MUCK 1
NAME DROPPER 1
NENCAPUT 1
NUMBA-ONE MAN 1
ONLY TIN CAN IN THE DUMP 1
PAIN IN THE NECK 1
PISTOL-PACKIN’ MAMMA 1
PLAYS GOD 1
POMPOUS 1
PUTTIN’ ON THE DOG 1
ROOSTER WHO’D LIKE TO RULE THE ROOST 1
RULE THE ROOST 1
RULER OF THE ROOST 1
RUN EVERYTHING 1
SELF-APPOINTED RULER 1
SHERIFF 1
SMARTEST MAN 1
SOMEBODY 1
STRAW BOSS 1
STUFFED SHIRT 1
STUPID 1
SWELLS UP LIKE A TURKEY 1
THING 1
THINKS HE KNOWS IT ALL 1
THINKS HE RUNS THE UNIVERSE 1
THINKS HE’S GOD ALMIGHTY ON A LOW FOOTSTOOL 1
THINKS HE’S IT 1
THINKS HE’S SO MUCH 1
THINKS HE’S SOMEBODY 1
THINKS HE’S SOMETHING 1
THROW HIS WEIGHT AROUND 1
TOO BIG FOR HIS BRITCHES 1
TOP BANANA 1
TOP BOSS 1
TOP CAT 1
TOP HAND 1
TOP KNOCKER 1
TOP PIECE 1
TOP RUNG ON THE LADDER 1
TOWN FATHER 1
TRIES TO RUN EVERYTHING 1
UNCUT BULL 1
UP-AND-UP 1
WANTS TO RUN THE COUNTY 1
WHIP 1
WHITE-HAIRED BOY 1
WHOLE BALL OF WAX 1
WHOLE THING 1
WOULD LIKE TO GO ROUGH-SHOD AROUND HERE 1
WOULD LIKE TO RUN IT ALL 1

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