Synonyms for guv
- chief of state
- gubernatorial leader
- head honcho
- presiding officer
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUV
Not as the guv'nor do anything more'n his duty in puttin' of him out—nowise!
Beg yer pardon, Guv'nor, but could yer lend me a bathin' suit?
Gawd love you, guv'nor, they'd fight 'ell's blazes, them chaps would!
And, jerking his head back towards the room behind him, "Guv'nor's got it now."
Tell ye what, jedge, that feller'll be guv'ner of a State one of these days.
Will it make any difference, Guv'nor, if I speaks the truth?
"You've got the bulge on me this time, guv'nor," he admitted ruefully.
Prescott, did you get a letter from my guv'nor this morning?
"There ain't no use in stoppin' 'ere, guv'nor," the latter had said.
As for the guv'nor—well, I wish you could have seen him, that's all.