Pronunciation: (pOO' bä"), [key] (often l.c.)
1. a person who holds several positions, esp. ones that give him or her bureaucratic importance.
2. a leader, authority, or other important person: one of the pooh bahs of the record industry.
3. a pompous, self-important person. Also,Pooh'-Bah",poobah.
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