AskDefine | Define mogul

Dictionary Definition



1 a bump on a ski slope
2 a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857 [syn: Moghul]
3 a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron" [syn: baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, power, top executive, tycoon]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Mogul



  1. a rich or powerful person; a magnate
  2. a hump or bump on a skiing piste


a rich or powerful person
a hump on a skiing piste

Extensive Definition

Mogul may mean:
  • Mogul is a powerful business leader also known as a Business magnate
  • Horwich Mogul, a class of mixed traffic 2-6-0 steam locomotive built between 1926 and 1932
  • LMS Stanier Mogul, a class of 2-6-0 mixed traffic steam locomotive (built 1933-1934)
  • Mogul (or 2-6-0), type of locomotive built from the early 1860s to the 1920s
  • Mogul lamp (or six way lamp), a floor lamp which has a large center light bulb surrounded by three (or four) smaller bulbs
  • Mogul skiing, a type of freestyle skiing where skiers try to pass different bumps or moguls
  • Mongols, one or several ethnic groups
  • Mughal Empire, or any member of its ruling dynasty
  • Project Mogul, a top secret project by the US Army Air Forces involving high altitude balloons, whose primary purpose was long-distance detection of sound waves generated by Soviet atomic bomb tests and ballistic missiles




  • Baseball Mogul, a series of baseball simulation computer games created by Clay Dreslough
  • Casino Mogul, an economic simulation game for Windows
  • Hollywood Mogul, a computer game released in 1997 that allows players to take charge of a movie studio
  • Mammoth Mogul, a fictional character from the Sonic the Hedgehog comics
  • Mogul a.k.a The Troubleshooters, a British television series made by the BBC between 1965 and 1972
  • Mogul Thrash, a former progressive rock band from the United Kingdom active in the early 1970s
  • Mr. Mogul, character from the American animated television series Codename: Kids Next Door
  • The Moguls, a 2005 comedy film written and directed by Michael Traeger
  • Indy Mogul, a DIY film making blog/ forum site and series of podcasts/ videos


mogul in German: Mogul
mogul in French: Mogul
mogul in Dutch: Mogul
mogul in Norwegian: Mogul
mogul in Slovak: Mogul

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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