king noun

1 male ruler

ADJ. rightful | anointed, crowned | uncrowned (figurative) He became the uncrowned king of the East End, scoring 28 goals in his first season. | deposed, exiled

VERB + KING become | crown (sb), make sb, proclaim sb He was crowned king at the age of fifteen. The new king was crowned immediately. | depose, put aside

KING + VERB reign, rule, rule (over) sb/sth The kings of Sicily also ruled over the southern part of Italy. | abdicate the king's decision to abdicate

PREP. under a/the ~ Life under the new king was very different. | ~ of the King of Spain

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