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noun as in bigwig

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The general housework servant has already been referred to as a Pooh Bah in petticoats.

But even as the Tinkletown Pooh-Bah posed in restful supremacy there were rushing down upon him affairs of the epoch-making kind.

The bystanders looked at one another blankly, and at last the concentrated gaze fell upon the Pooh-Bah of the town.

Every one of us, or almost every one of us, does in reality fulfil almost as many offices as Pooh-Bah.

We have allowed him to become a sort of autocrat, a golfing Pooh-Bah, a self-appointed committee of one with arbitrary powers.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pooh-bah, such as: mogul, nabob, and vip.

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