Definitions for oyabun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oyabun(noun)

    a Japanese supervisor


  1. oyabun(Noun)

    The Father. The absolute leader in a Yakuza clan. He has an advisor called a Saiko-komon. Besides that he has an army of advocates, accountants, secretaries and advisors.

  2. Origin: From the Yakuza hierarchy


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