- a bump or mound of hard snow on a ski slope.
Origin of mogul
- any of the Mongol conquerors of India who established an empire that lasted from 1526 to 1857, but held only nominal power after 1803.See also Great Mogul.
- any of their descendants.
- (lowercase) an important, powerful, or influential person: a mogul of the movie industry.
- a Mongol or Mongolian.
- Railroads. a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and no rear truck.
- of or relating to the Moguls or their empire.
Origin of Mogul
Related Wordstycoon, executive, magnate, king, queen, notable, personage, potentate, VIP, royalty, prince, princess
Examples from the Web for mogul
As a result of this book it is now much easier to calibrate the nature, range, and methods of the mogul.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine
August 25, 2014
The husband of Facebook mogul Chris Hughes is running for Congress in upstate New York, less than a year after moving to the area.Sean Eldridge, Husband of Facebook Mogul Chris Hughes, Running For Congress
September 23, 2013
It was the ultimate battle of the tech kings: Steve Jobs vs. Microsoft mogul Bill Gates.Nine Craziest Moments From ‘Jobs’
August 16, 2013
The problem: The celebrity chef and mogul was sued by a former employee for harassment.‘Ray Donovan’ Vs. ‘Scandal’: Could TV Fixers Handle Real-Life Crises?
June 25, 2013
And now, could the pope be competing with Twitter mogul Justin Bieber?Twitter’s Winners and Losers
December 29, 2012
"Your job is to keep crackpots like that away from me," said the mogul.Reel Life Films
Samuel Kimball Merwin
From thence, after taking in water and provisions, they went for Malabar, in the Empire of the Mogul.Pirates
The Mogul officers were in a panic; they advised a retreat into Kabul.
This confinement is not very rigid in the empire of the Mogul.
Please do what you can to have the Mogul held in the event of our being delayed.The Tyranny of Weakness
Charles Neville Buck
- an important or powerful person
- a type of steam locomotive with a wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six driving wheels, and no trailing wheels
- a mound of hard snow on a ski slope
- a member of the Muslim dynasty of Indian emperors established by Baber in 1526See Great Mogul
- a Muslim Indian, Mongol, or Mongolian
- of or relating to the Moguls or their empire
Word Origin and History for mogul
"powerful person," 1670s, from Great Mogul, Mongol emperor of India after the conquest of 1520s, from Persian and Arabic mughal, mughul, alteration of Mongol (q.v.), the Asiatic people.
"elevation on a ski slope," 1961, probably [Barnhart] from Scandinavian (cf. dialectal Norwegian mugje, fem. muga, "a heap, a mound"), or [OED] from southern German dialect mugel in the same sense.