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?
- Term of endearment bestowed upon a canine companion by a doting owner.
- "His Nibs is such a good boy!"
- "His Nibs has behaved very well today!"