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An abbreviation for "big man on campus," meaning very well-known and influential male student, usually in college. The phrase can be used derisively, especially when aimed at someone deemed conceited. All the girls swooned as the BMOC walked by on his way to football practice. Jake acts as if he's the BMOC, but none of the popular kids actually know who he is. We'll definitely get into this party if we're with the BMOC!
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n. big man on campus, an important or self-important male college student. (see also BWOC.) Who’s the BMOC who keeps trying to get elected class president?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.