a governor in India during the Mogul empire
a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab.
Someone of great wealth or importance.
A person with a grandiose style or manner.
a deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient Mogul empire
one who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great wealth
Origin: [Hind. nawb, from Ar. nawb, pl. of nb a vicegerent, governor. Cf Nawab.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nā′bob, n. a deputy or governor under the Mogul Empire: a European who has enriched himself in the East: any man of great wealth. [Corr. of Hind. nawwâb, a deputy, from Ar. nawwāb, pl. (used as sing.) of nāib, a deputy.]
The numerical value of nabob in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of nabob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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