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

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