HyperDic: sheik

English > 2 senses of the word sheik:
NOUNperson sheik, tribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chiefthe leader of an Arab village or family
person sheik, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorsea man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
sheik > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'k
Rhymesantique ... wreak: 54 rhymes with iyk...
English > sheik: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe leader of an Arab village or family.
Synonymstribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chief
Broaderruler, swayerA person who rules or commands
Spanishjeque
Catalanxeic
Nounssheikdomthe domain ruled by a sheik
English > sheik: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance.
Synonymsdandy, dude, fop, gallant, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse
InstancesBrummell, George Bryan Brummell, Beau BrummellEnglish dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)
Narrowercoxcomb, cockscombA conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroniA British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishboquirrubio, currutaco, dandi, dandy, figurín, galán, gomoso, guapo, lindo, narciso, petimetre, pinturero, pisaverde
Catalanbufanúvols, dandi, galà, gomós, petimetre

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