mogul: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mō'gul), [key]
— n.
  1. a bump or mound of hard snow on a ski slope.


Pronunciation: (mō'gul, -gul, mō-gul'), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the Mongol conquerors of India who established an empire that lasted from 1526 to 1857, but held only nominal power after 1803. Cf.
  2. any of their descendants.
  3. (l.c.) an important, powerful, or influential person: a mogul of the movie industry.
  4. a Mongol or Mongolian.
  5. a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, six driving wheels, and no rear truck. See table under
  1. of or pertaining to the Moguls or their empire.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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