grand poobah
  • IPA: /ɡɹænd ˈpuːbɑː/

grand poobah (plural grand poobahs)

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, often, humorous) A person who is important or high-ranking.
    He once played golf with the grand poobah of their company.
  2. An extremely pompous person.
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Grand Poobah

grand poobah

  1. Alternative letter-case form of grand poobah
    • The Flintstones (television cartoon):
      Grand Poobah/Grand Imperial Poobah of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes Lodge No. 26.
    • Happy Days (TV series):
      Grand Poobah of Leopard Lodge No. 462" in Milwaukee.

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