humorous version of 'his honor,' in referring to a mayor
early 20th c.
slang; also lowercase
hizzoner favored dressing in drag on more than one occasion, including once when he was kissed by Donald Trump.
hizzoner asked in a pleading tone—an extremely rare posture for a man who in the past had swaggered with an air of invincibility.
The mayor: Hizzoner, looking game but a tad uncertain