Definitions of king:
  • noun:   (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  • noun:   one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  • noun:   a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  • noun:   United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  • noun:   United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  • noun:   United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  • noun:   preeminence in a particular category or group or field
    Example: "The lion is the king of beasts"
  • noun:   a very wealthy or powerful businessman
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 526 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #30)
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 25000 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1055)

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