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  • as inbig name
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synonyms for panjandrum

  • big star
  • captain of industry
  • celebrity
  • headliner
  • heavyweight
  • idol
  • megastar
  • mogul
  • nabob
  • person to be reckoned with
  • star
  • superstar
  • topliner
  • very important person
  • well-known person
  • administrator
  • agent
  • bureaucrat
  • civil servant
  • commissioner
  • director
  • executive
  • leader
  • manager
  • minister
  • officer
  • representative
  • secretary
  • boss
  • brains
  • brass
  • CEO
  • chancellor
  • comptroller
  • dignitary
  • exec
  • functionary
  • governor
  • higher-up
  • incumbent
  • magistrate
  • marshal
  • mayor
  • officeholder
  • premier
  • President
  • top
  • treasurer
  • big shot
  • front office
  • head person
  • top brass
  • top dog
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How to use panjandrum in a sentence

He and his scheme were referred to me, the Panjandrum being graciously pleased to be unable to make head or tail of it.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
Panjandrum, pan-jan′drum, n. an imaginary figure of great power and importance, a burlesque potentate.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
When he was here before, teachin' singin' school, he wasn't such a Grand Panjandrum.
FAIR HARBORJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
Do you mean to say that you actually don't even know where the land of the Grand Panjandrum is?
THE MYSTERIOUS SHIN SHIRAGEORGE EDWARD FARROW
Let them know that their great panjandrum has got to go too, to make room for the Future of the Proletariat.
THE SECRET AGENTJOSEPH CONRAD
There were at the marriage the picanninies and the Joblilies, but not the Grand Panjandrum.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMAE. COBHAM BREWER
"Why, by getting the Great Panjandrum Himself to set the thing a-going the other way," he squeaked.
QUEER STORIES FOR BOYS AND GIRLSEDWARD EGGLESTON
My Panjandrum is deposed and transported to herd with convicts.
ANNAJANSKA, THE BOLSHEVIK EMPRESSGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I would have died for my Panjandrum as my father died for his father.
ANNAJANSKA, THE BOLSHEVIK EMPRESSGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You must know George Sterling: he is the high panjandrum and a gorgeously good fellow.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PANJANDRUM

  • big star
  • captain of industry
  • celebrity
  • headliner
  • heavyweight
  • idol
  • megastar
  • mogul
  • nabob
  • panjandrum
  • person to be reckoned with
  • star
  • superstar
  • topliner
  • very important person
  • well-known person
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.