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nob

noun

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  1. the upper or front part of the body that contains the brain, the major sense organs, and the mouth the detective had an odd habit of scratching the side of his nob whenever he asked a question Synonyms bean, block [slang], dome, mazard (or mazzard) [chiefly dialect], nob, noddle, noggin, noodle, nut [slang], pate, pollRelated Words cranium, crown, scalp, skull; occiput


nob

noun, chiefly British

Synonyms and Antonyms of nob

  1. one of high position or importance within a group all of the London's political nobs were there for the dedication of the memorial Synonyms big, big boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big leaguer, big-timer, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kahuna, kingfish, kingpin, major leaguer, muckety-muck (also muck-a-muck or mucky-muck), nabob, nawab, nibs, nob [chiefly British], pooh-bah (also poo-bah), wheelRelated Words baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, magnate, mogul, prince, tycoon; VIPNear Antonyms inferior, subordinate, underling; mediocrity, obscurityAntonyms lightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, shrimp, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilch


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