guvnor

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Noun1.guvnor - (British slang) boss
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hirer, boss - a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
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"All right, guv'nor. This `ere is about the `ole story.
"All right, guv'nor," drawled Raffles; "don't excite.
MACCLESFIELD's improvement under new guv'nor Paul Ince scaled new heights with an impressive 3-0 away win against Chester -who had scored nine goals in three straight wins - on Boxing Day.
It is no secret that Fergie had tired of Ince, the self - appointed 'Guv'nor', and his increasingly cocky manner in 1995, selling the midfielder to Inter Milan for pounds 7.5million in a move that proved unpopular with fans and the board at the time.
My old guv'nor, Ken Cundell, trained him when he won the Blue Riband Trial at Epsom and was second to Supreme Court in the inaugural King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 1951.
A meeting between The Guv and The Guv'nor - with their identically time-warped views on the world - sounds like a match made in heaven.
Newbury: 12.50 He's The Guv'nor, 1.55 Soeur Fontenail, 3.30 Over The Flow.
Demanding to be called 'Guv'nor' by your work colleagues hints at a giantsized ego, and if there's one thing I can't stand it's egotists.
But Ince's ambitions don't stop at Milton Keynes because the Guv'nor has designs on managing another of his old clubs - Inter Milan.
Sharron Murgatroyd pays tribute to the late trainer IN February 1991, I started riding out on a regular basis for David Thom (or, as I called him, the guv'nor).
Paul Harrison has been called Britain's Mindhunter and The Guv'nor of True Crime and is often cited as the world's number one expert on serial killers and sexual deviants.