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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient); A governor in India during the Mogul empire.

Usage examples (32)
  • I introduced him to her, and left her to improve the impression: 'tis well I was married in time; a nabob is a dangerous rival.
  • 'tis well I was married in time; a nabob is a dangerous rival.
  • I knew that Brice had been what we used to call a nabob and had made a fortune in India. "
  • "If your nabob is a nabob, he can very well afford to give madame the furniture. for more
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