A vice president who was the real dynamo of the corporation.
That new Vice President of Marketing is a real dynamo; sales have already gone up this quarter.
Origin of dynamo
- < Gr dynamis: see dynamic
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- Short for dynamoelectric machine
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- A shortening of dynamo-electric machine. The element dynamo- is ultimately from Ancient Greek δύναμις (dunamis, “power”).