Synonyms of king


1. king, male monarch, Rex, sovereign, crowned head, monarch

usage: a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

2. king, queen, world-beater, rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contender

usage: a competitor who holds a preeminent position

3. baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon, businessman, man of affairs

usage: a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"

4. king, eminence, distinction, preeminence, note

usage: preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"

5. King, Billie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt King

usage: United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

6. King, B. B. King, Riley B King

usage: United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

7. King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr.

usage: United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

8. king, checker, chequer

usage: 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

9. king, face card, picture card, court card

usage: one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

10. king, chessman, chess piece

usage: (chess) the weakest but the most important piece

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of king (Dictionary)