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Definitions for panjandrum
pænˈdʒæn drəmpan·jan·drum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. very important person, VIP, high-up, dignitary, panjandrum, high muckamucknoun

    an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

Wiktionary

  1. panjandrumnoun

    An important, powerful or influential person.

    Etymology: Coined as a nonce word in the 18th century by Samuel Foote.

  2. panjandrumnoun

    A self-important or pretentious person.

    Etymology: Coined as a nonce word in the 18th century by Samuel Foote.

  3. panjandrumnoun

    A massive, rocket-propelled, explosive-laden cart designed by the British military during World War II.

    Etymology: Coined as a nonce word in the 18th century by Samuel Foote.

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  1. Panjandrum

    Panjandrum, known also as The Great Panjandrum, was a massive, rocket-propelled, explosive-laden cart designed by the British military during World War II. It was one of a number of highly experimental projects, including Hajile and the Hedgehog, that were developed by the Admiralty's Directorate of Miscellaneous Weapons Development in the final years of the war. The Panjandrum was never used in battle.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Panjandrum

    pan-jan′drum, n. an imaginary figure of great power and importance, a burlesque potentate.—Also Panjan′darum. [A gibberish word.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panjandrum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panjandrum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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