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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang One considered to have the dominant position or highest authority, especially as a result of a competitive victory.

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  • n. the boss, the leader (of the pack)
  • n. in a competition, the one expected to win

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who is in charge

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