Meaning of “guvnor” in the English Dictionary

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"guvnor" in British English

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guvnornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡʌv.nər/ us /ˈɡʌv.nɚ/ also guv UK old-fashioned slang

a man who is in a position of authority over you:

If you want any time off work,you'll have to ask the guvnor.

(Definition of “guvnor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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