Definition of conqueror in English:



  • A person who conquers a place or people; a vanquisher.

    ‘a people ruled over by a foreign conqueror’
    figurative ‘a chance for revenge against his Olympic conqueror’
    • ‘When we deplore the conqueror's extreme brutality, we must remember that all great warriors of the times were brutal.’
    • ‘Until 1773, at about the time the Spanish conquerors arrived, Antigua had been the capital of Guatemala.’
    • ‘In the office they were conquerors; outside, they were under siege.’
    • ‘The challenge of dislodging the conquerors would be extreme and casualties massive.’
    • ‘After being narrowly beaten in the first race, the second day he was the first to congratulate his conqueror in the moment of victory.’
    vanquisher, defeater, subjugator
    victor, winner, champion, hero, conquering hero, lord, master
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