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principal
used in Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets

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Definition
most important; or person who is most important
The exact meaning of principal can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "the principal idea" or "the principal performer" — the most important
  • "the principal of the school" — the person in charge
  • "a principal of a company" — an owner or person with controlling authority
  • "the principal in a transaction" (as contrasted to the agent) — the person on whose behalf an agent acts
  • I wish we could be principals every day!
    p. 133.8
  • Their principal, Mr. Krupp, would probably have a few more choice words to include, like sneaky, and criminally mischievous, and "I'll get those boys if it's the last thing I ...."
    p. 14.6
  • The first-prize winner got to be "Principal for the Day."
    p. 18.4
  • Whoever gets to be principal gets to make up all the rules for the whole day, and everybody in school has to follow those rules!
    p. 18.6
  • Just then, George and Harold's principal, Mr. Krupp, showed up.
    p. 19.1
  • "We're going to win first prize in the contest and be Principals for the Day!"
    p. 19.9
  • They reached into the crumpled mouth of the TT 2000 and pulled out their principal.
    p. 125.6
  • He's turned back into Principal Krupp!"
    p. 126.3
  • Principal Krupp whined as he dressed himself.
    p. 126.7
  • "And we'd also like to be Principals for the Day!" said Harold.
    p. 127.7
  • PRINCIPALS FOR THE DAY (OR, THE INVENTION CONVENTION DETENTION SUSPENSION PREVENTION
    p. 131.0
  • This is Principal George.
    p. 131.4
  • "That's right," said Principal Harold.
    p. 131.7
  • Principal George and Principal Harold strolled out to the playground to behold their glorious domain.
    p. 132.0
  • Principal George and Principal Harold strolled out to the playground to behold their glorious domain.
    p. 132.1
  • "It's good to be the principal!" said George.
    p. 133.2

There are no more uses of "principal" in Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets.

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