King synonyms


The hereditary (often constitutional) head of a state; king, queen, etc.


An emperor: title of any of the former emperors of Russia and, at various times, the sovereigns of other Slavic nations


The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority


(Heraldry) A representation of a fur indicated by black spots on a white field


The definition of a tycoon is a industry leader or a person who is extremely successful in business.


Belonging to or befitting a monarch:


The definition of royal is relating to a kingdom or monarchy.


A person who commands, especially a commanding officer.


A person or device that rules lines on paper, etc.


(Now rare) Extremely potent or effective (of a medicine, remedy etc.).

rex (Latin)


(Historical) In the Ottoman Empire,


The definition of a star is a famous person or celebrity.


An army commander in the Roman Republic.


The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.


A leader of an Islamic polity, regarded as a successor of Muhammad and by tradition always male.


A prince or chief in India


Originally, a magistrate without colleague in republican ancient Rome, who held full executive authority for a term granted by the senate (legislature), typically to conduct a war


A raised area used as ornamentation.


A large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is king of beasts

martin luther king jr

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


Power assigned to another; authorization:


A man who by courtesy or because of his office is given the title of Lord, as a bishop, a younger son of a duke or marquess, or a Lord Mayor

lord temporal


(Idiomatic) The person in charge; the highest-ranking person in an organization.


To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:


The definition of checkmate is a move in the game of chess when the King is trapped and cannot escape or move out of harm's way.

b. b. king

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

crowned head


One that is an inspiration to others; one who has achieved success in his chosen field; a leading light.



(Archaic) Any male monarch; esp., a king

Billie Jean Moffitt King

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)


The definition of a mogul is a powerful or rich individual or a bump on a ski slope.


The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:


Someone older than someone else (with possessive). [from 15th c.]

big shot

(Slang) A person regarded as important or influential


Underling is defined as someone who does work for someone considered more important.


A person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way


(Anatomy) Relating to certain parts, anciently supposed to have a specially important function in the animal economy, such as the basilic vein.


Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lion.


A bright triple star in the constellation Leo, with an apparent magnitude of 1.35. Scientific name: Alpha Leonis.


A liege is defined as a lord to be loyal to, or a loyal subject of a monarch.

dalai lama

The traditional high priest of Lamaism


Power is defined as the ability to act or have influence over others.

Riley B King

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


Inspiring awe and reverence; imposing and magnificent


A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.


A woman chosen as the winner of a contest or the honorary head of an event:


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An old leader of a village or community.


(Slang) A person in a position of importance and authority, esp. one who is overbearing


A ruler, especially a hereditary one.


The definition of baron is the name of a low rank of nobility which comes below the grade of count or viscount or is a wealthy businessman who is a leader in his particular industry.


(Informal) An important, influential person

Martin Luther King

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

billie jean king

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)


A caravansary in certain Asian countries.


Thesaurus: synonyms and antonyms of king in English


The magazine is all about the lives of celebrities.


Which celeb recently spent $60,000 on an engagement ring?

slebUKinformal usually disapproving

She was last spotted interviewing a minor sleb on the red carpet.


Her ambition was always to become a movie star.


Rock superstar Elton John grew up working class in England.


He became a legend in his own lifetime.


The Jackson Five became such a pop phenomenon that an animated series was made about them.


Callas was the queen of the opera stage.

national treasure

He has gone from laughing stock to national treasure in a few short years.

big nameinformal

Included on the guest list are some of the biggest names in the business.


Which popular TV personality ended up in trouble with the law this week?

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'You have deceived me, they are men, for they have not looked at the spinning-wheels.' The lion replied: 'They have restrained themselves.' The king, however, would no longer believe the lion.

The twelve huntsmen always followed the king to the chase, and his liking for them continually increased.

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Christmas went by quietly and peacefully, and the New Year came, and still the King lingered in Perth.

But, alas, they were so strongly set in the stone that he could not move them, "for which cause the King was ugly astonied."*

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Tense silence fell upon the little company of lords and courtiers as these awful words fell from the lips of a subject, addressed to his king. They were horrified, for De Montfort's bold challenge was to them but little short of sacrilege.

Come, Leybourn!" and the King left the apartment followed by his gentlemen, all of whom had drawn away from the Earl of Leicester when it became apparent that the royal displeasure was strong against him.

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"It is the king's word, woman," I answered sternly; but my heart was split in two within me.

I looked round to see who it was, then fell upon the ground in salutation, for before me was Unandi, mother of the king, who was named "Mother of the Heavens," that same lady to whom my mother had refused the milk.

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"But not all the time," declared the King. "To be angry once in a while is really good fun, because it makes others so miserable.

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All eyes, after having admired the young king, so handsome and so agreeable, sought for that other kingof France, much otherwise kingthan the former, and so old, so pale, so bent, that people called him the Cardinal Mazarin.

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Accordingly the kingmounted his horse and went into the place where he played.

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After Ring had been with the Kingfor some days the latter began to think there was a great deal in him, and esteemed him more than the others.

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The royal party had not yet put in an appearance, nor were any of the King's archers visible.

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"What do you think of this counsel, Winter?" asked the king, looking with admiration at these two men, whose chief idea seemed to be how they could take on their shoulders all the dangers that assailed him.

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When this little army appeared before Melun, the chief magistrates came out to meet the king, and to present him with the keys of the city, and invited him to enter the Hotel de Ville, in order to partake of the wine of honor.

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Synonyms of king in English:


See US English definition of king

See UK English definition of king

See Spanish definition of rey


1‘Edward made a bid to be crowned king of France’


ruler, sovereign, monarch, supreme ruler, crowned head, majesty, Crown, head of state, royal personage, emperor, prince, potentate, overlord, liege lord, lord, leader, chief

2‘he has become king of world football’


star, leading light, luminary, superstar, mogul, giant, master, kingpin, celebrity, lion

informal supremo, megastar, top dog, VIP, celeb, big name, bigwig, big cheese

North American informal big wheel


    a king's ransom

    ‘the perfume cost a king's ransom’


    a fortune, a small fortune, a huge amount, a vast sum, millions, billions

    informal a mint, a bundle, a packet, a pretty penny, a tidy sum

    British informal a bomb, loadsamoney, shedloads

    North American informal big bucks, big money, gazillions

    Australian informal big bickies


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