part of speech: noun

definition 1: a male head of a royal family who rules a country for life.

synonyms: emperor, monarch, sovereign

definition 2: a person, animal, or thing that is the most powerful, important, or admired among others of its kind.

  • The lion is the king of beasts.

definition 3: the most important piece in the game of chess.

definition 4: a playing card with a picture of a king.


Word Builder: king +

kingdom: the land ruled by a king or queen.