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panjandrum [pan-JAN-druhm]

noun
a self-important or pretentious official

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/panjandrum


After the queen's royal adviser had bustled about the castle, abusing his title to the utmost giving ridiculous orders, the queen called him to her chambers. "Clarence, stop being such a panjandrum!" she bellowed, "I've had twelve complaints about you already!"
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