Synonyms of king in English:

king


See definition of king

noun

1‘Edward made a bid to be crowned king of France’

SYNONYMS

ruler, sovereign, monarch, supreme ruler, crowned head, majesty, Crown, head of state, royal personage, emperor, prince, potentate, overlord, liege lord, lord, leader, chief

2‘he has become king of world football’

SYNONYMS

star, leading light, luminary, superstar, mogul, giant, master, kingpin, celebrity, lion

supremo, megastar, top dog, VIP, celeb, big name, bigwig, big cheese

North American big wheel


Phrases

    a king's ransom

      ‘the perfume cost a king's ransom’

      SYNONYMS

      a fortune, a small fortune, a huge amount, a vast sum, millions, billions

      informal

      a mint, a bundle, a packet, a pretty penny, a tidy sum

      British informal

      a bomb, loadsamoney, shedloads

      North American informal

      big bucks, big money, gazillions

      Australian informal

      big bickies