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Yes. The word nabob is a Scrabble US word. The word nabob is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word nabob is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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You can make 22 words from 'nabob' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'nabob'

NABOB 9 

4 letters words from 'nabob'

BOAB 8BOBA 8
BONA 6 

3 letters words from 'nabob'

ABB 7ABO 5
BAN 5BAO 5
BOA 5BOB 7
BON 5NAB 5
NOB 5OBA 5

2 letters words from 'nabob'

AB 4AN 2
BA 4BO 4
NA 2NO 2
OB 4ON 2

All 5 letters words made out of nabob

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Definitions and meaning of nabob

nabob

Etymology

In colloquial usage in English since 1612, from Urdu نواب(navāb), from Persian [Term?], from Arabic نُوَّاب(nuwwāb), the honorific plural of نَائِب(nāʾib, deputy).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈneɪbɑb/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈneɪbɒb/

Noun

nabob (plural nabobs)

  1. (historical) An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire.
    Synonym: nawab
  2. (by extension) Someone of great wealth or importance.
    Synonyms: tycoon, magnate
  3. (by extension) A person with a grandiose style or manner.

Derived terms

  • Nob Hill (neighborhood in San Francisco)

Related terms

  • nawab

Translations

References

  • Nabobs: A Study of the Social Life of the English in the Eighteenth-Century, Percival Spear, Oxford University Press, London 1938; New Edition OUP, USA: 1998.
  • Durham's Place-Names of the San Francisco Bay Area, David L. Durham, Quill Driver Books, California: 2000.

Further reading

  • Nabob on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Nabob in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Urdu) a provincial governor of the Mogul empire in India; a person of great wealth or prominence.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)