Meaning of kingpin
Pronunciation: (king'pin"), [key]
- the pin at the center; the number five pin.
- the person of chief importance in a corporation, movement, undertaking, etc.
- the chief element of any system, plan, or the like.
- a kingbolt.
- either of the pins that are a part of the mechanism for turning the front wheels in some automotive steering systems.
- kingpin (Thesaurus)