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nibs

A derisive term for an authority figure, especially one who is demanding. Typically used in the phrases "his nibs" or "her nibs." Oh, his nibs wants us to work on Saturday? Why am I not surprised?

his nibs

a mock title used to refer to a self-important man, especially one who is in authority. informal
1989 Guy Vanderhaege Homesick Whatever his nibs prefers. I see that hasn't changed either. He still expects things to be organized to suit him and only him.
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his ˈnibs

(old-fashioned, British English, informal) used to refer to a man who is, or thinks he is, more important than other people: And how is his nibs this morning?
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