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Overview of noun king

The noun king has 10 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (19) king, male monarch, Rex

(a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom)

2. (1) king, queen, world-beater

(a competitor who holds a preeminent position)

3. (1) baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon

(a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron")

4. king

(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

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

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

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

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

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

8. 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)

9. king

(one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king)

10. king

((chess) the weakest but the most important piece) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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