Noun(1) an important or influential (and often overbearing
(1) Lou Gerstner, high panjandrum at IBM, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in the Queen's latest birthday honours list.(2) the greatest scientific panjandrum of the 19th century(3) Arledge, the late ABC sports panjandrum , set the tone of covering the Olympics.(4) The jobs of chairman and director-general are usually bestowed upon people of epic self-importance, panjandrums who consider themselves to be famous and have indeed achieved much greatness in their respective spheres.(5) Now get this straight, this is a man who has over the decades put himself forward as the adjudicator of honest, straight news reporting (the profession's panjandrums I've noticed over the years love to shower him with awards).(6) After the 2000 election, the panjandrums of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council ascribed Vice President Al Gore's failure to win the presidency to his ‘business-bashing populism.’
1. very important person ::
2. high-up ::
4. dignitary ::
5. high muckamuck ::
mataas na muckamuck
English to Filipino Dictionary: panjandrum
Meaning and definitions of panjandrum, translation in Filipino language for panjandrum with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of panjandrum in Filipino and in English language.
Tags for the entry "panjandrum"
What panjandrum means in Filipino, panjandrum meaning in Filipino, panjandrum definition, examples and pronunciation of panjandrum in Filipino language.