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noun [countable] king pronunciation in British English /kɪŋ/
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  1. 1




    a man who rules a country and is the senior male member of the royal family
    King George VI
    Oswald became king in 634.
    William was crowned King of England on Christmas Day, 1066.
  2. 2
    a man who is the best at doing a particular thing
    king of: Elvis, the king of rock and roll
    1. a.
      something that is considered to be the best of its type
      king of: Stilton, the king of British cheeses



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