This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology. Comes from early 19th century in literature. From the British, it was noticed that "nabs" was in use, from the Dutch was seen "nebs"
- Mock title used to refer to an authoritative, bossy or demanding person.
- Do you know what time His Nibs will be arriving?
- (cribbage) a jack turned up by the dealer. (see also his nob)
- Two for his nibs.