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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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  • And, since he was the ranking exec, he was expected to give some sort of answer.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • I was still a new exec, and the book said I must be briefed on my duties.

    A Question of Courage Jesse Franklin Bone
  • A few disgruntled men on a ship can shoot morale to hell, and on a ship this size the exec is the morale officer.

    A Question of Courage Jesse Franklin Bone
  • On the other hand, an exec would probably go all to pieces in a burner.

    But, I Don't Think Gordon Randall Garrett
  • No exec in his right mind would permit the ship to be crippled.

    Student Body Floyd L. Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for exec

exec.

abbreviation
1.
executive
2.
executor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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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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