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nabob

na·bob

nabob

 
 
pronunciation:
neI bab
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a provincial governor in the Indian Mogul empire.
definition 2: a wealthy, influential, or prominent person, esp. one who made his fortune in India or another Eastern colony.
No one was particularly sorry that these nabobs of Wall Street suffered enormous losses.