king king  /ˈkɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  2. (n) a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  3. (n) a very wealthy or powerful businessman
  4. (n) preeminence in a particular category or group or field
  5. (n) United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  6. (n) United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  7. (n) United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  8. (n) 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
  9. (n) one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  10. (n) (chess) the weakest but the most important piece

Usage(s):

  • An extended interview with the king .

News

  1. King Co. councilman moves to bar ICE jail holds

    A King County councilman introduced on Thursday a measure that orders authorities not to honor jail holds of immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally ordered by federal authorities.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. King-Brock receives Order of the Palmetto

    Kristi King-Brock, executive director of Anderson Interfaith Ministries since its inception 23 years ago, received the Order of the Palmetto on Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  3. King: 'Thank God' for NSA program

    King calls the program 'absolutely essential.'
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Politico

Quotes

  • "A lot of new things are happening to us and we are happy to be together as a family with our children," King, who recently announced he would end his 25-year reign on "Larry King Live", said in the statement.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Larry King Source: ABC News

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