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How to Pronounce poohbahs?

Correct pronunciation for the word "poohbahs" is [pˈuːhbəz], [pˈuːhbəz], [p_ˈuː_h_b_ə_z].

What are the misspellings for poohbahs?

  • -pooh bahs,
  • poo bahs,
  • ooohbahs,
  • loohbahs,
  • -oohbahs,
  • 0oohbahs,
  • piohbahs,
  • pkohbahs,
  • plohbahs,
  • ppohbahs,
  • p0ohbahs,
  • p9ohbahs,
  • poihbahs,
  • pokhbahs,
  • polhbahs,
  • pophbahs,
  • po0hbahs,
  • poobahs,
  • Pou-bahs,
  • Cooh-bahs

"Poohbahs" in context

A poohbah is an influential or upper-class person of exaggerated importance. The term originates from a character from the British Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, The Mikado. The character is a petty official who is greatly inflated with his own sense of importance and power.

In modern slang, poohbah is often used as a sarcastic reference to an important person who may seem ignorant or pompous. It is also used negatively to refer to an arrogant person who believes they're more powerful than they really are.

poohbahs are often found in business, politics, and entertainment, particularly in positions of power.

Usage over time for poohbahs:

This graph shows how "poohbahs" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Synonyms for Poohbahs:

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