General Sarnoff, the chairman of the board of RCA; Pat Weaver, the president of NBC; max Liebman and Sid.
“max, [my] agent, make me rich,” she says, the crowd roaring.
A friend of mine was friends with max, and she recommended me to create the ad campaign for Vidal's run.
"to reach the maximum level," by 1986, colloquial, from maximize or related words. Related: Maxed; maxing.
shortened form of cockroach, 1837, on mistaken notion that it was a compound. In contemporary writing said to be from a polite desire to avoid the sexual connotation in the first syllable. Meaning "butt of a marijuana cigarette" is first recorded 1938, perhaps from resemblance to the insect, but perhaps a different word entirely.
small freshwater fish, c.1200, from Old French roche (13c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Germanic source. Applied to similar-looking fish in North America.
At the most; at the highest limit: I do three cars a week, max (1970s+)verb
To win; do the very best (1950s+ College students)Related Terms
[fr maximum ''the highest possible grade,'' found by 1851]
[narcotics sense perhaps fr earlier roach mane, a horse's mane clipped very short and tied; perhaps fr the insect]