Definition of King


  • (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  • one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  • 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
  • United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
    - martin luther king - martin luther king jr.
  • United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
    - b. b. king - riley b king
  • United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    - billie jean king - billie jean moffitt king
  • preeminence in a particular category or group or field
    "the lion is the king of beasts"
  • a very wealthy or powerful businessman
    "an oil baron"
    - big businessman - business leader - top executive
  • a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    - world beater
  • a male sovereign
    ruler of a kingdom
    - male monarch
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Unscramble king

9 unscramble word found using the letters king.

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