muckety muck

muckety muck

slang An especially important, influential, and authoritative person, especially someone who is overbearingly or arrogantly so. Sometimes hyphenated. We're just waiting for the muckety mucks in upper management to give us the green light before we get the project started. "All hail the muckety-muck," Jerry muttered under his breath as the CEO walked by.
See also: muck, muckety
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That's the goal of the website and of the meetings Thursday with "muckety mucks" at the Capitol.
Egypt doesn't trust the meddlesome muckety mucks, mucking about from Mansoura to Mit Ghamrhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mit_Ghamr, the mines of Minya to the monuments at Marsa Matruh.
The name "Muckety" comes from the phrase "muckety mucks." The Web site states: "Some follow the money.