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.
It was as if in ranting against max he was ranting against me.
After spelling the word for me, the boys—max and his leading actors—offer a few other variations.
Gwen only replied that she and max had quarreled, and that he had been "just perfectly horrid."
If he ever suspected any lack of finer fiber in max, he put the thought away.
Mamma Vi went with her, as was her custom, and max and Lulu followed.
The thing that rankled and filled him with a sense of failure was max Wilson's attitude.
Yes, we had heard that much, but max had the particulars, and an exciting talk followed.
"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+)
To win; do the very best (1950s+ College students)
[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]