main squeeze

1

One's boss, the highest authority, an important person. For example, Who's the main squeeze in this company? This slangy term was first recorded in 1896, and the precise allusion is unclear.

2

One's sweetheart, as in Nancy is his main squeeze. This slangy usage, first recorded in 1970, alludes to the “squeeze” of a hug.

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Related Words for main squeeze

honey, lover, mate, spouse, steady, sweetheart, sweetie