- an executive, especially in business.
Origin of exec
First recorded in 1895–1900; by final shortening
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Examples from the Web for execs
Emails leaked by the GOP revealed that of the 17 Sony execs making $1 million or more annually, only one is a woman.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones
December 15, 2014
In addition to the 12:30 Late Late Show spot, execs also offered Oliver the option of some sort of different, syndicated show.Late Night Adds Another White Dude: James Corden Replacing Craig Ferguson at ‘The Late Late Show’
August 5, 2014
MGM execs declined to speak on the record for this article, preferring to keep a low profile.Inside MGM’s Surprising Turnaround: ‘Robocop,’ ‘Bond,’ and ‘The Hobbit’
February 16, 2014
Michael Sam has one big advantage over the aging NFL execs who whined to SI.Michael Sam Is Not a ‘Distraction’
February 12, 2014
While Microsoft execs claim things have improved, they have nothing to show for it.Which Video Game System Is King?
November 26, 2013
And since when Execs talk like Sixer when they out of they head?But, I Don't Think
Gordon Randall Garrett
Ties and suits for the new Kodacell execs in the room, like surfers playing dress-up.
The other execs at Disney World were all amazingly petty, and always worse before the quarterly numbers came out.
Suzanne noted that this bit of news turned both of the Disney execs a little green.