noun, often capitalized
: used as a title for a man holding the office of mayor
Origin and Etymology of hizzoner : alteration of his honor
First Known Use: 1882
a city mayor or a judge
To use their larger-than-life nicknames, Hizzoner weighed in yesterday on the Boss. When Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg was asked about some choice comments George Steinbrenner has been making about the people he employs on the New York Yankees, the city's aggressively low-key mayor said he would do things a little differently.
No one seems to understand that concept better than Mayor George Lyle (Ron Canada).
Hizzoner quickly recruits the gutsy councilwoman, whose firefighter husband died on 9/11, for a significantly larger role.
Executive magazine's March 2004 profile of Hizzoner began this way: "Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley is talking about the burning of Washington." Now there's an understatement.
When he was alive, Mayor Richard J. Daley didn't much like Hollywood directors whipping their cameras out, shooting movies in Chicago. And now that he's firmly ensconced in the afterlife, Hizzoner tells me he's worried that Hollywood will portray his city in a negative light.
The public exposure of the occupant of Gracie Mansion, the mayor’s official residence, is second only to the President’s, and Koch made the most of it. To the traditional mayoral nickname of "Hizzoner" he added "Mayor Culpa" and "Mayatollah"