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  • as inbigwig
  • as innotable

synonyms for pooh-bah

  • mogul
  • VIP
  • nabob
  • celebrity
  • dignitary
  • luminary
  • chief
  • eminence
  • executive
  • figure
  • heavyweight
  • high-up
  • hot dog
  • leader
  • lion
  • magnate
  • mogul
  • name
  • notability
  • personage
  • personality
  • power
  • somebody
  • star
  • superstar
  • VIP
  • worthy
  • big name
  • big shot
  • big-time operator
  • big wheel

antonyms for pooh-bah

MOST RELEVANT
  • nobody
  • nonentity
  • commoner
  • nobody
  • lowlife
  • unknown
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How to use pooh-bah in a sentence

Father generally pooh-poohs the notion of there being any further trouble with Germany.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Pooh, they are only bogys invented by priests in days of darkness, in order to obtain power.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Finding that the wire fence would not yield she said "Bah-wah" and started in another direction.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
He can't be after any mischief; 'tis not in the boy; when—when he is all but—Pooh!
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
She is as rotten and ricketty as an old tub; and very little—Bah!
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
The general housework servant has already been referred to as a Pooh Bah in petticoats.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
In such wise did young Britain and young America pooh-pooh the idea that they had done aught heroic.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
My grandfather made some feeble objections, which Owen pooh-poohed in his usual off-hand fashion.
TALES FROM "BLACKWOOD"VARIOUS
"Pooh," I said, but undoubtedly I felt a dizziness, and the next time I met him he quite frightened me.
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POOH-BAH

  • VIP
  • mogul
  • nabob
  • pooh-bah
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