humorous version of 'his honor,' in referring to a mayor
early 20th c.
slang; also lowercase
hizzoner asked in a pleading tone—an extremely rare posture for a man who in the past had swaggered with an air of invincibility.
hizzoner favored dressing in drag on more than one occasion, including once when he was kissed by Donald Trump.
The mayor: Hizzoner, looking game but a tad uncertain