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Definition of nabob:

  1. A deputy or viceroy in India; a governor of a province of the ancient Mogul empire.
  2. One who returns to Europe from the East with immense riches: hence, any man of great wealth.


dignitary, leader, big shot, notable, personage, lion, character, important, someone, big wheel, eminence, muckamuck, somebody, bigwig, notability, VIP, big-timer, nawab, heavyweight.

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