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exec

[ig-zek] /ɪgˈzɛk/
noun, Informal.
1.
an executive, especially in business.
Origin of exec
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; by final shortening

exec.

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  • Alvyn Karffard, the exec, who had been with Harkaman longest of all.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • On the other hand, an exec would probably go all to pieces in a burner.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Even the captain of the ship would only be a Class Two exec.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • And, since he was the ranking exec, he was expected to give some sort of answer.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Let's see, he had to produce enough for all the exec personnel in the district.

    Final Weapon Everett B. Cole
British Dictionary definitions for exec

exec.

abbreviation
1.
executive
2.
executor
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Slang definitions & phrases for exec

exec

modifier

: exec perks/ exec burnout

noun

  1. An executive officer (1920s+ Navy)
  2. A business executive: They'd never heard of female execs/ I find parking space for senior execs (1896+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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