throttle bottoms


noun (sometimes lowercase)
a harmless incompetent in public office.

after Alexander Throttlebottom, character in Of Thee I Sing (1932), musical comedy by George S. Kaufman and Morris Ryskind Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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