Over the ensuing years, Hollywood moguls carved out their spot, and then tech entrepreneurs.
A new blockbuster documentary presents the history of Hollywood through the lives of its great movie stars and moguls.
Frankly, however, what moguls & Movie Stars needed was the unerring eye of a Thalberg or a Mayer for storytelling.
The wisdom of the moguls was to stick to what they knew worked—“Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl!”
The two moguls began feuding in 2008 over a $2 million gambling debt Francis owed Wynn Casino.
In the Land of the moguls the very babies who roll in the dust know the secret of curry-making.
He was haughty, like all the moguls; he was outwardly clement and affable.
It was not peculiar to Akbar; it was an instinct which shows itself in moguls generally.
Nor was it the second-string outfit of the moguls that would come.
On the road one meets with a great number of armed Moccols, moguls or Mongals.
"powerful person," 1670s, from Great Mogul, Mongol emperor of India after the conquest of 1520s, from Persian and Arabic mughal, mughul, alteration of Mongol (q.v.), the Asiatic people.
"elevation on a ski slope," 1961, probably [Barnhart] from Scandinavian (cf. dialectal Norwegian mugje, fem. muga, "a heap, a mound"), or [OED] from southern German dialect mugel in the same sense.
Note: The name “mogul” is sometimes applied to a great personage or magnate. For example, the founders of the major Hollywood studios often have been called “moguls.”