HyperDic: kingpin

English > 3 senses of the word kingpin:
NOUNperson kingpin, top banana, bigwigthe most important person in a group or undertaking
artifactkingpin, kingbolt, swivel pinbolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle
artifactkingpin, headpinthe front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins
kingpin > pronunciation
Soundskih'ngpih.n
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > kingpin: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe most important person in a group or undertaking.
Synonymstop banana, bigwig
Broaderimportant person, influential person, personageA person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
Spanishcapitoste, jefazo, mandamás, papacote, pez gordo
Catalanpeix gros
English > kingpin: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningbolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle.
Synonymskingbolt, swivel pin
BroaderboltA screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener
Spanishbulón de pivote, clavija maestra, muñón de articulación, perno maestro, perno pinzote, perno real
Catalanpern central, pern gros
English > kingpin: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins.
Synonymheadpin
Broaderbowling pin, pinA club-shaped wooden object used in bowling
Spanishbolo central, bolo delantero
Catalanbitlla davantera

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