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," drawled Raffles; "don't excite.
Many know Lenny McLean as the psychopathic Barry the Baptist in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels - but The Guv'nor probes the back story of this seriously, seriously hard case.
Now he has impressed the casting team behind My Name Is Lenny, an upcoming film about the late McLean, a 60s hard man and exconvict known as The Guv'nor who turned his life around and himself became an actor.
He's been the horse of a lifetime for me and thanks to my guv'nor Richard Fahey for backing me all way through the season.
And with Hello Guv'nor and Hello Sunshine also making considerable strides, the future looks bright for a rider who has spent all of 2014 at the world rankings summit.
can't remember if Frisell has ever covered Bob Dylan's Mr Tambourine Man, but when it comes to the sound of that "jinglejangle morning", Bill's the guv'nor.
So her heart is in her mouth when her guv'nor informs her they have a lead on the jewellery break-in and subsequent attack - and they're heading in the direction of Debbie's garage.
Dad may now be my assistant, but there is no chance he will call me Guv'nor
BEST COMEDY Jack Dee @ St David's Hall, Cardiff (Friday)| THE pope of mope, the duke of deadpan, the guv'nor of gloom - perennial grump Jack Dee is returning to the world of stand-up after along time away.
Lord Sugar, the Guv'nor, launched into his usual opening diatribe along the lines of ''I'm not looking for a friend.
He adds: "In a way, I look at it as being lucky, as my guv'nor Nick Gifford doesn't really have many summer jumpers, so to be honest I haven't really missed any big rides.
The '300' star is being seen as the ideal man to portray the notorious bare-knuckle brawler, a violent East End enforcer known as The Guv'nor.