The male ruler of an independent state (if the position of ruler is hereditary)
- "The legacy of King Arthur lives on"
To be considered the best at something
- "The lion is the king of the jungle"
one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
- "He had a pair of kings"
The weakest but most important chess piece
- "The king can only make one move at a time"
- [ spel ]
A person of great relevance or great power
- "He was the oil king of the thirties"
- magnat [ ekonomi ]