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na·bob

[ˈnābäb] ✕ Play

nabobs (plural noun)

  - a Muslim official or governor under the Mogul empire.

  - a person of conspicuous wealth or high status.

  - a person who returned from India to Europe with a fortune.


Synonyms

tycoon, magnate, millionaire, billionaire, multimillionaire, plutocrat, Croesus, Dives,

"Nabobs" Example Sentences

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Prince Andrew’s alleged misdeeds may cost the Queen dearly

While the hoi polloi coped with severe restrictions, socializing banned, the political nabobs blithely caroused, the Tory shindigs becoming so routine that were known as “Wine-Time Fridays.” ...

2

Battlin’ Biden sends Sleepy Joe to the sidelines

And the former Maryland governor was pleased to attract attention by labeling the press as the “nattering nabobs of negativism”; arguing that a “spirit of national masochism prevails ...

3

Hail The Conquering Hero

“The haters… and negative nabobs…the people who spoke against him couldn’t prevail against the people who spoke for him,” Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, master of ceremonies for the CBC’s ...

4

English reforms of Indian ways and the Great Rebellion

The term ‘nabob’ was used to describe English men who took power over Indian subjects and controlled more than just trade. Some nabobs were enthusiastic about Indian culture, took up native ...

5

History KS3 / GCSE: How British migrants made fortunes working for the East India Company

The house symbolises how these so called nabobs, British migrants in the employ of the East India Company, returned from India as extremely wealthy men, which allowed them to establish themselves ...

6

The three indicators that are priming India's post-Covid pandemic economy

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(Don't bother with estimating buoyancy - it was infinite!) It wasn't so long ago when the nattering nabobs of negativism, hereafter N3 - no other writer has improved on William Safire's description of ...

7

Indian and African migrants from the 1660s

Many employees of the East India Company became extremely rich and were known as 'nabobs '. As they returned home they started to bring domestic servants back to England to work for them.

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Lance Morrow On The Death Of Agnew

"In the United States today," Agnew told a 1970 audience in San Diego, "we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism." He went after "pusillanimous pussyfooters" and "vicars ...

9

Defying Doom

Suggests that Sunday's Iraqi elections will be much more successful than the nattering nabobs of negativity predict. IRI conducted the poll Dec. 26 to Jan. 7 in 16 (of 18) Iraqi provinces.

10

Let’s talk about a president from the East – APTE, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

The implicit idea of an ethnic primary of rogues, charlatans and nabobs at the end of which a tribe presents its preferred criminal to the country for adoption and ratification as president is ...

11

SENATOR WADE ON THE WAR.

He need no longer fear that his noble calling as a soldier will be degraded to the catcher of negroes for Southern nabobs, that they may with greater security devote themselves to fighting us in ...

12

Late Late Eurosong Special: Only RTÉ could make Eurovision stranger than it already was

Somebody has made a bad call – but is it the RTÉ nabobs or us? Scullion won’t worry about any of that. Having achieved lift-off in Dublin, she will hope to soar in Turin. Her song undoubtedly ...

13

Utomi urges Diaspora to help salvage Nigeria

Referring to the PDP and APC as the same, and as ‘bankrupt nabobs of retrograde opportunism’ Utomi said Nigeria must move away from the poltics of big men to those of big ideas. He said it was ...

14

Is the Fed making a drastic error?

First, everyone notes that Powell did not rule out multiple rate hikes. It was not only big bank nabobs calling for all those hikes but also a slew of Feds. Powell has to be ambiguous because the ...

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