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Definition of "supremo" [supremo]

  • Chiefly British One who is highest in authority or command, as of an organization. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supremo" in a sentence
  • "The supremo is your standard super; the gigante looks ... well, gigantic."
  • "Defence "supremo" Bob Ainsworth has just been told to stop ministers insulting the Top Brass."
  • "It was interesting to hear the Audit 'supremo' in Wales complaining that the media were making a story out of unfair accusations and not looking at what he has acheived - or taking a common sense approach to a senior staff appointment."