Definitions For King


  • (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  • One of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  • 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
  • A very wealthy or powerful businessman
  • A male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  • A competitor who holds a preeminent position
  • United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  • United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  • United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  • Preeminence in a particular category or group or field
  • A male ruler of a country who usually inherits his position and rules for life
  • A boy or man who is highly respected and very successful or popular
  • A boy or man who is awarded the highest honor for an event or contest

Is King a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word King is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of King in a Sentence

  • He pledged his loyalty to the king and queen.
  • The reign of King James
  • He became king at a young age.

Synonyms for King

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