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1‘he became football's top administrator in 1973’
manager, director, managing director, executive, chief executive, controller, chair, chairperson, chairman, chairwoman, head, boss, chief, principal, official, leader, governor, premier, president, superintendent, supervisor, employer, proprietor
informal gaffer, kingpin, top dog, bigwig, numero uno, Mister Big, honcho, head honcho
North American informal big wheel
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.