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n. 1 A person who holds multiple offices or positions of power at the same time. 2 A leader or other important person. 3 A pompous, self-important person.


Usage examples of "poobah".

The corporate poobahs have been waiting for you to drop the other shoe.

Anyway, you may be the grand poobah around here, but that doesn't mean you can tell me what to do in my private life.

The grand poobahs in Washington and smug eminences in courtrooms had isolated themselves from reality with high salaries, endless perks, and lush pensions, they lived in gate-guarded neighborhoods with private security, sent their kids to private schools--and lost touch with the damage they perpetrated.