Definition for king

noun as in ruler

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Example Sentences

The king might be reminded by the slave that he is but dust, but he is still the king.

Rugged construction and a variety of sizes—from twin to king—hold large adults and couples with ease.

From Shoney’s to Sizzler, from sea to shining sea, the buffet was a feast fit for kings, or a family of four.

From 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.

He’s the king of slim fit, but his real pandemic innovation is matching bow tie and mask sets.

From Ozy

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.

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.

The King of Delhi had a hunting-lodge somewhere in the locality, but he had never seen the place.

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.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to king, such as: emperor, monarch, sultan, baron, caesar, and caliph.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.