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Definition for king (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for king
The king might be reminded by the slave that he is but dust, but he is still the king.The Human Error Darwin Inspired - Issue 90: Something Green|Aaron Hirsh|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
Rugged construction and a variety of sizes—from twin to king—hold large adults and couples with ease.Air mattresses for people who love to entertain and travel|PopSci Commerce Team|September 30, 2020|Popular Science
From Shoney’s to Sizzler, from sea to shining sea, the buffet was a feast fit for kings, or a family of four.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed.|MM Carrigan|September 29, 2020|Eater
In Katmai National Park, sockeye salmon is king of the menu and also home to one of the largest and healthiest runs remaining on the planet.Environment Report: County Celebrates Then Sinks Its Climate Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|September 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He’s the king of slim fit, but his real pandemic innovation is matching bow tie and mask sets.
I wish I was a young Carole King, working in the Brill Building.
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.
But his words felt forced and were belied his 2004 vote to oppose marking Martin Luther King Jr.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The last film about Martin Luther King was made for television in 1977.
King agreed to this arrangement but did not reveal it to his followers.
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
The King of Delhi had a hunting-lodge somewhere in the locality, but he had never seen the place.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The archbishop of Manila sends to the king (July 30, 1621) an account of ecclesiastical and some other affairs in his diocese.
The sad end of the mission to King M'Bongo has been narrated in the body of this work.
British Dictionary definitions for king (1 of 2)
- a ruler or chiefking of the fairies
- (in combination)the pirate king
- a person, animal, or thing considered as the best or most important of its kind
- (as modifier)a king bull
- a title of any of various oriental monarchs
Derived forms of kingkinghood, nounkingless, adjectivekinglike, adjective
Word Origin for king
British Dictionary definitions for king (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with king
In addition to the idiom beginning with king
, also see
- live like a king