Definition of king

Definition of king
  1. king Noun a male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation
  2. king Noun a powerful or influential person
  3. king Noun something that has a preeminent position.
  4. king Noun the principal playing piece in chess or variations of chess
  5. king Noun a playing card with the image of a king on it
  6. king Verb To crown king, to make (a person) king.
  7. king Verb To rule over as king.
  8. king Verb To perform the duties of a king.
  9. king Verb To assume or pretend preeminence (over); to lord it over.
  10. king Verb To promote a piece that has traversed the board to the opposite side, that piece subsequently being permitted to move backwards as well as forwards; to perform the action of stacking a checker on a piece to signal its promotion.
  11. king Verb To dress and perform as a drag king.
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