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pooh–bah

noun
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poo–bah

Synonyms and Antonyms of pooh–bah

  1. one of high position or importance within a group an annual clambake that attracts political pooh-bahs from around the state Synonyms of pooh–bah 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), wheelWords Related to pooh–bah baron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, magnate, mogul, prince, tycoon; VIPNear Antonyms of pooh–bah inferior, subordinate, underling; mediocrity, obscurityAntonyms of pooh–bah lightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, shrimp, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilch


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