Definition of conqueror in English:



  • A person who conquers a place or people.

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