What does nabob mean?

Definitions for nabobˈneɪ bɒb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nawab, nabob(noun)

    a governor in India during the Mogul empire

  2. nabob(noun)

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


  1. nabob(Noun)

    An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab.

  2. nabob(Noun)

    Someone of great wealth or importance.

  3. nabob(Noun)

    A person with a grandiose style or manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nabob(noun)

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

  2. Nabob(noun)

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

  3. Origin: [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.]


  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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