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main man

1. One's best or very good male friend. Hey, I want you to come meet my main man, Will! He and I go back a long way.
2. One's male romantic partner or lover. I hear Julie's got a new main man in her life. They met at a yoga retreat in India!
3. The most influential male in a given group, such as a boss or leader. With his new promotion, Jared's going to be the main man of the office next month!
See also: main, man
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He exploded onto the scene in those first few months and he was scoring and playing with a smile on his face and looked like he was going to be the main man in the campaign.
From the next season, Button will be the main man at McLaren, and the experienced, former world champion expected to lead the team as young pup Sergio Perez settles in to life at Woking.
Even his bro Mark Antney fought he was de main man, but not everyone was so cool with Jools.
While he may be the main man monetarily, even his most irrationally exuberant fans would agree he's not likely to show up on any list of Sexiest Man Alive.
TRACIE Hunter, the daughter of Mott the Hoople main man Ian Hunter, has forged her own career as a superb singer with a distinctive approach which is all her own.
EDDIE IRVINE will get a chance to fight for the World Championship - so long as he carries on beating Ferrari main man Michael Schumacher, writes Adrian Humphries.
He is the main man here and he's got the platform to be the main man at a big club and you don't always get that.
Once again Andy was the main man for Victoria scoring five goals as his side won emphatically, with John and Connor chipping in with good performances.
MOTOR RACING Veteran Allan McNish has warned Audi team-mate and fellow Briton Oliver Jarvis that he will still be the main man at next weekend's Le Mans 24-hour sportscar race.
2 but - just like Chris Hughton - he has risen to the challenge of being the main man very well.
CHRIS MARTIN was the main man for League One Norwich in their 7-0 demolition of hosts Paulton.
He said: "Most coaches would come into a new job and want to be the main man.
Ten goals in 12 games this season has proved that and having been stretchered off during the 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday, Tony Mowbray will be crossing his fingers, praying, avoiding ladders and seeking out four-leaf clovers in a bid to stave off a long lay-off for his main man.
Trusty Lawrence Foster has been the company's main man in the pit since the very first opening night, and he leads the orchestra - which is, admittedly, sounding better all the time - in a solid, if ultimately dull, reading.
THE MAIN MAN Kid Creole, who gave a great concert, says reader Andrew McCarthy.