Pronunciation of Nabob
/nˈabɒb/, /nˈabɒb/, /n_ˈa_b_ɒ_b/
Synonyms for nabob:
Other synonyms and related words:
lion, dignitary, NIBS, muckamuck, personage, pooh-bah, millionaire, bigwig, muckety-muck, big wheel, vip, wheel, notable, character, big cheese, biggie, notability, bigfoot, big shot, fat cat, someone, somebody, heavyweight, big gun, eminence, big-timer, honcho, kahuna, kingpin, Nawab, leader, kingfish.
big shot (noun)
big wheel (noun)
important person (noun)
very important person (noun)
Usage examples for nabob:
- Feigning not to hear him, Friend Hopper looked round at the pictures and rich furniture, and said with a smile, " Why, thou livest like a nabob here!" - "Isaac T. Hopper", L. Maria Child.
- The Governor- General's Letter to the Nabob. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)", Edmund Burke.