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  1. high-muck-a-muck, pooh-bahnoun

    an arrogant or conceited person of importance


  1. pooh-bah

    A pooh-bah is a person who holds or appears to hold several positions of authority or importance simultaneously, often in a self-important or pompous manner. Alternatively, it can refer to a person who is perceived as having great influence or making all decisions. The term originates from a character, the "Lord-High-Everything-Else", in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, "The Mikado".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pooh-bah in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pooh-bah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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