Pronunciation: (nā'bob), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/nabob.html on line 85 [key]
1. any very wealthy, influential, or powerful person.
2. Also,nawab.a person, esp. a European, who has made a large fortune in India or another country of the East.
3. nawab (def. 1).
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