1. [ noun ] (politics) a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
Synonyms: male_monarch
Related terms: queen queen sovereign Belshazzar Arthur Attila Frederick_II Athelstan Pyrrhus Ahab Messiah Bruce aelfred ashurbanipal darius_iii Herod Leonidas Louis_XIII Louis_XIV Mithridates ferdinand_i king_of_france akhenaten alaric Clovis Artaxerxes_I carl_xvi_gustav croesus David jeroboam nebuchadnezzar edmund_i edmund_ii edward_the_elder edwin egbert ethelbert ethelred ethelred fahd faisal farouk_i juan_carlos ferdinand_the_catholic frederick_i frederick_william_i frederick_william_ii frederick_william_iii frederick_william_iv gaiseric gilgamesh gordius gustavus gustavus gustavus_v hammurabi ezekias husain cyrus_ii kamehameha_i macbeth darius_i Edward olaf_ii otho_i philip_ii philip_ii rameses saul sennacherib solomon lucius_tarquinius_superbus victor_emanuel_ii victor_emanuel_iii xerxes_i james_iv philip_augustus philip_v philip_of_valois ptolemy_i ptolemy_ii Artaxerxes_II King_of_England royalty
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30
3. [ noun ] (work,business) a very wealthy or powerful businessman
Synonyms: power top_executive business_leader magnate mogul big_businessman tycoon baron

: "an oil baron"

Related terms: businessman oil_tycoon
4. [ noun ] (games) a competitor who holds a preeminent position
Synonyms: queen world-beater
Related terms: rival
5. [ noun ] (sport,tennis,games) United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
Synonyms: billie_jean_moffitt_king billie_jean_king
Related terms: tennis_player
6. [ noun ] preeminence in a particular category or group or field

"the lion is the king of beasts"

Related terms: eminence
7. [ noun ] (cards) one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
Related terms: face_card
8. [ noun ] (games) 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
Related terms: checker checkers
9. [ noun ] (music,performing arts) United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
Synonyms: riley_b_king b._b._king
Related terms: singer guitarist
10. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1055
11. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity,politics) United States Baptist minister and charismatic civil rights leader who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
Synonyms: martin_luther_king_jr. Martin_Luther_King
Related terms: clergyman civil_rights_leader
12. [ noun ] (chess,games) weakest but most important chessman
Related terms: chessman chess
Similar spelling:   kiang