Definition of 'king'
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Now play the king of hearts and a heart to the ace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is the once and future king. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He then led a heart towards his king. Times, Sunday Times (2017)West covers with the king and you win dummy's ace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)East won the king - down one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He loves all cats, but to him the tiger is the king of the jungle. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The plot epitomises that crucial nightclub ethic: anyone with the moves can be king for the night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is of course the practical problem of what these charities call themselves once he becomes king. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We too may acclaim him as our king. Christianity Today (2000)You win the king of clubs and cross to the ace of hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The future king dutifully did as he was told. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The king of the jungle was no more. The Sun (2013)The king felt his position becoming untenable. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)We treat a man like a king. Times, Sunday Times (2008)West cashes the king of hearts and switches to the king of clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neither king nor rook may have moved before. Times, Sunday Times (2010)West could win the king and cash? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is astonishing that it is possible to move the king forward with a board full of pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How did the lion become king? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The economy had improved, and so the king was able to earn extra money from customs. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)You could have ended up as one of the king's wives. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It happens when the king can't move without placing himself in check. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'king'
British English: king /kɪŋ/ NOUN
A king is a man who is a member of the royal family of his country, and who is the head of state of that country.
...the king and queen of my country.
- American English: king
- Arabic: مَلِكٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rei
- Chinese: 国王
- Croatian: kralj
- Czech: král
- Danish: konge
- Dutch: koning
- European Spanish: rey
- Finnish: kuningas
- French: roi
- German: König
- Greek: βασιλιάς
- Italian: re
- Japanese: 王
- Korean: 왕
- Norwegian: konge
- Polish: król
- European Portuguese: rei
- Romanian: rege
- Russian: король
- Spanish: rey
- Swedish: kung
- Thai: พระเจ้าแผ่นดิน
- Turkish: kral
- Ukrainian: король
- Vietnamese: vua
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