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See definition of kingpin on Dictionary.com
  • as inauthority
  • as incommander
  • as indirector
  • as inemployer
  • as inpivot

synonyms for kingpin

  • expert
  • judge
  • law
  • Bible
  • CEO
  • arbiter
  • aristocrat
  • boss
  • brains
  • brass
  • buff
  • connoisseur
  • czar
  • egghead
  • establishment
  • exec
  • executive
  • feds
  • governor
  • guru
  • kingfish
  • pro
  • professional
  • professor
  • pundit
  • scholar
  • specialist
  • textbook
  • upstairs
  • veteran
  • virtuoso
  • whiz
  • wizard
  • big cheese
  • big shot
  • big wig
  • city hall
  • front office
  • ivory dome
  • power elite
  • top brass
  • top dog
  • top hand

antonyms for kingpin

MOST RELEVANT
  • amateur
  • greenhorn
  • ignoramus
  • proletariat
  • rookie
  • student
  • employee
  • worker
  • follower
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How to use kingpin in a sentence

Imagine search as a jungle gym, you automatically imagine Google as the kingpin player on this ground.
THE SEARCH DILEMMA: LOOKING BEYOND GOOGLE’S THIRD-PARTY COOKIE DEATHSUSAN DOLANAPRIL 16, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Born in Britain but adept at pulling off regional American accents, Elba first caught the attention of TV audiences as the charismatic drug kingpin Russell “Stringer” Bell in The Wire.
IDRIS ELBA BRINGS A REGAL URBAN COWBOY TO LIFE IN CONCRETE COWBOYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said as much in January 2019 when he branded Fortnite a bigger threat to the streaming kingpin than Disney, HBO et al.
‘WE WANT OUR BRANDS TO BE WHERE PEOPLE ARE’: AS GAMING BECOMES A CULTURE TOUCHSTONE, ADVERTISERS TOGGLE INSEB JOSEPHDECEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
“Hey, gaylords, watch this,” said Chris, producing a broken skateboard kingpin from his pocket.
MY FRIEND, THE MURDEREREUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
When a local drug kingpin got too close to his players, Thompson warned him to stay away.
JOHN THOMPSON’S UNAPOLOGETIC BLACKNESS CHANGED COLLEGE BASKETBALLSANTUL NERKARSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Wait now, Bertrand Meade, who seemed to be the kingpin of the whole movement—yes, Meade owned that tiny island.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
The rookies, too, look up to you as a kingpin pitcher and batter, and theyll be just clay in your hands.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
He said he was the kingpin of the tooth-pullers, and I believe he was.
MIND AND BODYWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
You are to be a kingpin witness in my case against two pickpockets.
THE ARROW OF FIREROY J. SNELL
But there's another day, and the kingpin and I may yet lock horns.
OUR YOUNG AEROPLANE SCOUTS IN GERMANYHORACE PORTER
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