Definition of Pooh-Bah

1. Noun. An arrogant or conceited person of importance.




Definition of Pooh-Bah

1. Noun. (alternative form of poobah) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of poobah) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pooh-Bah

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Literary usage of Pooh-Bah

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1. My Consulate in Samoa: A Record of Four Years' Sojourn in the Navigators by William Brown Churchward (1887)
"... Men—Kava and Smoke—A Samoan 'Pooh Bah'—No Money—No Taxes. 10th October. IN answer to the letters I had brought for the King and Government of Samoa, ..."

2. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1887)
"You will remember a certain important personage—" Pooh Bah " who traced his ... When Ko Ko was about to marry Yum Yum, he consulted Pooh Bah as to the ..."

3. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"(To Pooh-Bah.) Pooh, Am I to understand that all of us high Officers of State ... (Exit Pooh-Bah.) Take Yum-Yum and marry Yum-Yum, only go away and never ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Perhaps before Pooh-Bah-rington & Co. decide on the withdrawal of W. 8. GILBERT'S Pooh-Bah-rington Hall at the St. James's, Sir ARTHUR may be called in to ..."

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