Lord Muck

n
British
a man thought to be 'putting on airs' or behaving high-handedly. This expression from the turn of the 20th century is now probably less prevalent than the female equivalent, Lady Muck.
► Well, won't you just look at them - Lord and Lady Muck.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Lord Muck — see under ↑muck • • • Main Entry: ↑lord …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord Muck — ► Lord (or Lady) Muck Brit. informal a socially pretentious man (or woman). Main Entry: ↑muck …   English terms dictionary

  • Lord Muck — see muck. → lord …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lord Muck — noun An appellation given to a man who behaves in a perceived aristocratic manner See Also: Lady Muck …   Wiktionary

  • Lord Muck — Noun. The depreciatory name for a pompous conceited man. The female equivalent being Lady Muck …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Lord Muck — /lɔd ˈmʌk/ (say lawd muk) noun a man who affects the manner of a grand gentleman, usually in an overbearing and unconvincing manner …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lord Muck —  Man who (perhaps wrongly) believes himself to be of consequence …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • muck — ► NOUN 1) dirt or rubbish. 2) manure. ► VERB 1) (muck up) informal spoil. 2) (muck about/around) Brit. informal behave in a silly or aimless way. 3) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • lord — noun a man of noble rank or high office. ↘(Lord) (in the UK) a title given formally to a baron, and less formally to a marquess, earl, or viscount (prefixed to a family or territorial name). ↘(the Lords) the House of Lords, or its members… …   English new terms dictionary

  • muck —  1. See Lord Muck.  2. as muck Extremely.    ♣ Common as muck. Very common.  3. muck about Inconvenience. Waste time. Behave ineffectually.  4. muck in Work.  5. muck in with Share living quarters and/or duties with.  6. muck up Spoil. Make… …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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