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mandamás

el mandamás, la mandamás
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person with power)
a. big boss
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi contacto en el municipio es una mandamás. Ella nos ayudará.My contact in the city council is a big boss. She'll help us.
b. bigwig
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Le digo que se calle. - ¿Usted qué es, un mandamás o qué?I told you to shut up. - What are you, some sort of bigwig or something?
c. head honcho
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Tú eres el mandamás aquí? - Pues sí; por eso doy tantas órdenes.Are you the head honcho here? - I am indeed; that's why I give so many orders.
d. big dog
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El tipo del traje gris es el mandamás. Cuidado con él.The guy in the gray suit is the big dog. Be careful with him.
e. big shot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me entrevistó un mandamás de la empresa.I was interviewed by a company big shot.
mandamases
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(people with power)
a. top brass
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los mandamases de la mafia se reunían para almorzar en el restaurante de Alfredo.The mafia top brass used to meet for lunch at Alfredo's restaurant.
b. brass
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los mandamases han decidido reducir personal en vista de los escasos beneficios.The brass have decided to downsize due to low profits.
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mandamás
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
a. big boss (United Kingdom)
b. head honcho
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
mandamás
boss (familiar); bigwig (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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