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Meaning & Definition of King in English

English

King

/kɪŋ/

noun

1. A male sovereign

  • Ruler of a kingdom
    synonym:
  • king
  • ,
  • male monarch
  • ,
  • Rex

2. A competitor who holds a preeminent position

    synonym:
  • king
  • ,
  • queen
  • ,
  • world-beater

3. A very wealthy or powerful businessman

  • "An oil baron"
    synonym:
  • baron
  • ,
  • big businessman
  • ,
  • business leader
  • ,
  • king
  • ,
  • magnate
  • ,
  • mogul
  • ,
  • power
  • ,
  • top executive
  • ,
  • tycoon

4. Preeminence in a particular category or group or field

  • "The lion is the king of beasts"
    synonym:
  • king

5. United states woman tennis player (born in 1943)

    synonym:
  • King
  • ,
  • Billie Jean King
  • ,
  • Billie Jean Moffitt King

6. United states guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

    synonym:
  • King
  • ,
  • B. B. King
  • ,
  • Riley B King

7. United states charismatic civil rights leader and baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of blacks (1929-1968)

    synonym:
  • King
  • ,
  • Martin Luther King
  • ,
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

8. A checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

    synonym:
  • king

9. One of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

    synonym:
  • king

10. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece

    synonym:
  • king

Examples of using

Let not the king say so!
That book talks of a king who lost his crown.
The king ruled on the island.