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n. Informal
A male government official, especially a mayor: "[The mayor's] approval rating remains sky-high, with voters giving Hizzoner high marks for his management of city schools" (Michael Saul).

[Humorous alteration of His Honor.]
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal US a city mayor or a judge
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Francisco Domagoso, his baptismal name, might just as well be the Hizzoner of Mega Manila.
Judith doesn't know Jennifer, wasn't until two months after legal separation that we met again, so should be no issue," Hizzoner said, adding that reports about LeBlanc being responsible for his divorce are "totally untrue."
The case stems from the construction of the Makati Parking Building II, that was begun under Binay's last term as mayor and completed by his successor as hizzoner, his son and namesake.
Still, that might not be all the news Hizzoner, 73, sees fit to print.
Unlike hizzoner Ed Koch, neither of these gentlemen is likely to walk up to regular folks on the street and ask, "How am I doing?''
When the New York Times summarized Hizzoner's "proud recitation of campaign promises kept" during his first 100 days, the paper criticized the mayor's silly proposal to disband the Central Park carriage horses.
Koch and O'Connor together wrote the book His Eminence and Hizzoner, and after O'Connor died in 2000, Koch kept the memorial card from the funeral on his desk.
Said hizzoner: "Somebody's going to be arrested for this.
Their obvious intent was minimize the chances of gun rights supporters having time to organize spotlight-stealing counter-demonstrations to piggyback off Hizzoner's investment and get media play for their talking points, too.
With that in mind, Hizzoner created a group he calls Mayors Against Illegal Guns, or MAIG, and has been using this group increasingly to underwrite the anti-rights movement.
The letters sent to Hizzoner and Obama were identical and included the line that 'what's in this letter is nothing compared to what I've got planned for you' according to the report.
"Hizzoner" Bill Smith told Reynolds, "I'm the mayor of the darnedest city in the world.