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ˈmoʊ gəl, -gʌl, moʊˈgʌlmogul

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mogulnoun

    a bump on a ski slope

  2. Mogul, Moghulnoun

    a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857

  3. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoonnoun

    a very wealthy or powerful businessman

    "an oil baron"


  1. Mogulnoun

    Specifically: Any of the Mongolian peoples who conquered parts of India and established an empire lasting from 1526 to 1857. Also, any of their descendents.

  2. Moguladjective

    Of or pertaining to the Moguls; as, The Taj Mahal, the most beautiful piece of Mogul architecture, was built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his favorite wife.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mogulnoun

    a person of the Mongolian race

  2. Mogulnoun

    a heavy locomotive for freight traffic, having three pairs of connected driving wheels and a two-wheeled truck

  3. Etymology: [See Mogul, n..]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mogul

    mō-gul′, n. a Mongol or Mongolian, esp. one of the followers of Baber, the conqueror of India (1483-1530): a name applied to the best quality of playing-cards.—adj. pertaining to the Mogul Empire, architecture, &c.—adj., the title by which Europeans knew the Emperors of Delhi. [Pers., properly 'a Mongol.']

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mogul in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mogul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mogul in a Sentence

  1. Sebastian Gorka:

    The real estate mogul from New York is a lot of bluster, a lot of loud things to do with waterboarding, etc.

  2. The Times:

    Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — ‘almost like a broker,’ she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of the money along the way. She claims a fashion line and has several self-published books, and describes herself on Twitter as ‘A Diva, Mogul, Author, Idealist with scars to prove it,’.

  3. Bennett Gershman:

    I think he's going to try to show that these women were trying to ingratiate themselves with this powerful Hollywood mogul, that they were not victims, that they were willing participants in various sexual encounters.

  4. Piu Eatwell:

    Mark Hansen was a kind of a shady Hollywood mogul type, he owned a number of movie theaters in Hollywood and he was a multimillionaire. He also had a number of rooming houses and his own apartment just off Hollywood Boulevard… He was separated from his wife, who had a house on the Hollywood Hills with their two daughters. He had a great lifestyle in his apartment… where he would invite girls if he liked their looks… he would invite them to stay with obviously a promise that they were going to make it big as movie stars. Sooner or later, they would probably be booted out or end up as dancers in one of his nightclubs.

  5. Ben Carson:

    What I've been seeing recently is political operatives... once again trying to assert themselves and trying to thwart the will of the people, i find that to be an extraordinarily dangerous place right now. News of the endorsement broke Thursday, and the real estate mogul confirmed Carson's support during a GOP debate hosted by CNN.

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