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2.
A scary leader of a cult or other diabolical gathering spawned to comprimise the national security of the Untied States of America
"All hail grand Poobah! Cross the pit of coals so you may join the black serpents of doom!"
-Cult members
by Kurt April 20, 2004
 
1.
senior bureaucrat - derived from colonial India
The decision came down from the poobahs
by Gina Dow August 10, 2006
 
3.
n. Title

1. A word to use in place of "Czar" when discussing government bureaucrats appointed to supposedly advisory positions.

2. A word to use in place of "official" or "authority" when discussing those who have no official authority over anything.

3. Your boss

4. Leader of any fraternal organization.
The Economic Poobah announced today that All's Well.
by tangledupinbloo December 08, 2009
 
4.
1. diabolical leader conspiring against the U.S.
2. water buffalo hat
1. The grand Poobah will prevail! The Poobah will conquer all!
2. The viking horns on that poobah hat are sick!
by Sim_1 December 03, 2007
 
5.
Word meaning anything; stupid; something you call your friends to joke around. Random word me and my friend Jack use alot.
Me: Hey Jack!
Jack: What?
Me: Poobah.
by Poobah101 April 23, 2011
 
6.
a polite way of expressing anger.
Oh Poobah! i forgot!
by Jessica4444 March 08, 2011
 
7.
A woman, esp. a promiscuous woman or 'ho'
That poobah wasn't worth the dog-whistle you gave her.
by Frankie S. April 29, 2005