max McGuinness on an afternoon devoted to the emblem of a generation of writers, thinkers, and, yes, revolutionaries.
General Sarnoff, the chairman of the board of RCA; Pat Weaver, the president of NBC; max Liebman and Sid.
Godzilla, written by max Borenstein and directed by Edwards, was a decidedly pricier endeavor—with a $160 million budget.
“max, [my] agent, make me rich,” she says, the crowd roaring.
When it was finished I realized it was the story of what might have happened to me and to max.
Gwen only replied that she and max had quarreled, and that he had been "just perfectly horrid."
"You don't sound much like you're in favor of your trade, captain," max said.
Mamma Vi went with her, as was her custom, and max and Lulu followed.
"No," Joe said so softly that max could hardly hear his words.
Yes, we had heard that much, but max had the particulars, and an exciting talk followed.
"to reach the maximum level," by 1986, colloquial, from maximize or related words. Related: Maxed; maxing.
shortened form of cockroach, 1837, on mistaken notion that it was a compound. In contemporary writing said to be from a polite desire to avoid the sexual connotation in the first syllable. Meaning "butt of a marijuana cigarette" is first recorded 1938, perhaps from resemblance to the insect, but perhaps a different word entirely.
small freshwater fish, c.1200, from Old French roche (13c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Germanic source. Applied to similar-looking fish in North America.
At the most; at the highest limit: I do three cars a week, max (1970s+)
To win; do the very best (1950s+ College students)
[fr maximum ''the highest possible grade,'' found by 1851]
[narcotics sense perhaps fr earlier roach mane, a horse's mane clipped very short and tied; perhaps fr the insect]