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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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Guvnor told him it would take two hours and cost a hundred and eighty pounds.
The guvnor didn't let on who the note was from, I suppose?
The guvnor didn't want to give him a special at this time of night, but he just handed him a note, and we made things hum up here.
THE NEW GUVNOR Zinedine Zidane is installed as the Real Madrid boss last night after Benitez (left) was sacked
The Turk demands that Finn arranges a meeting with another gangland figure called the Guvnor.
A glut of awards and sell-out tours later, Al is celebrating a barnstorming 20 years by bringing his twice extended One Man, One Guvnor tour to the Town Hall on Tuesday, November 10.
Murray, a regular to the city, is currently on tour with One Man, One Guvnor - 20 years at the Lager Top.
There is a generous helping of sex, too, mainly provided by Emma Barton as the busty Dolly, and other strong contributions come from Edward Hancock (Alan Dangle), Patrick Warner (the other guvnor, Stanley Stubbers) and Jasmyn Banks (Pauline Clench).
Couldn't quite believe I was now joint-champion apprentice - an award shared not only with Saleem but also with many others, including my guvnor Michael Bell, trainers and owners who believed in me and my family and friends, without whom I would never have achieved so much.
CHEERS - comedy fans, raise your glasses, the Guvnor is heading to town.
RORY McKENZIE reckons Kris Boyd is The Guvnor of the Kilmarnock dressing room - and insists he is too attached to the club to walk out on them now.