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ˈneɪ bɒbnabob

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nawab, nabobnoun

    a governor in India during the Mogul empire

  2. nabobnoun

    a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)


  1. nabobnoun

    An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab.

  2. nabobnoun

    Someone of great wealth or importance.

  3. nabobnoun

    A person with a grandiose style or manner.


  1. Nabob

    A nabob is a conspicuously wealthy man deriving his fortune in the east, especially in India during the 18th century with the privately held East India Company.


  1. nabob

    A nabob is a person of great wealth or prominence, originally used to describe a wealthy or influential person in India during the era of British colonial rule. The term is derived from the Hindustani word "nawab", referring to a governor or ruler under the Mughal Empire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nabobnoun

    a deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient Mogul empire

  2. Nabobnoun

    one who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great wealth

  3. Etymology: [Hind. nawb, from Ar. nawb, pl. of nb a vicegerent, governor. Cf Nawab.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nabob

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NABOB in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NABOB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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