Hizzoner


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Hiz·zon·er

 (hĭ-zŏn′ər)
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.]

hizzoner

(hɪˈzɒnə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal US a city mayor or a judge
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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.
Chalking the defeat up to a "vast right wing conspiracy," Hizzoner set off almost immediately on his third crusade, even more vindictive than crusade number two, because it was about guns.
Hizzoner Erap is running for re-election as mayor of Manila - forgetting his promise to be a one-term mayor only, as well as his threat to run for president in case either VP Binay or Senator Grace Poe is disqualified.
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?
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.
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 explains his strategy this way: "You tend to eat all of the food in the container.
Typically for modern conglomerate-dominated America, Hizzoner was nabbed for being in bed with small-time local businesses, while the Big Boys got away.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to flip three city-owned buildings for some quick cash; but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer isn't having it until Hizzoner spells out the public benefit.
Oh, and a little note--by vacating the conviction and sentence, Hizzoner also vacated all those reductions in Anthony's sentence.
senator Dianne Feinstein, while Quinn is a likely contender to succeed hizzoner Michael Bloomberg in 2013.