Associations to the word «Nabob»

Wiktionary

NABOB, noun. An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab.
NABOB, noun. (by extension) Someone of great wealth or importance.
NABOB, noun. (by extension) A person with a grandiose style or manner.

Dictionary definition

NABOB, noun. A governor in India during the Mogul empire.
NABOB, noun. A wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient).

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza