nawab definition

  • noun:
    • See nabob.
    • A deputy ruler or viceroy in Asia.
    • A title given by courtesy with other people of large ranking in East.
    • A deputy ruler or viceroy in India; also, a title written by courtesy to many other people of large ranking when you look at the East.
    • an abundant, retired Anglo-Indian; a nabob.
    • identical to nabob.
    • a governor in Asia through the Mogul empire

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "nawab"
  • Cross Reference for "nawab"
  • Urban Dictionary for "nawab"
101 votes

How would you define nawab?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!