Examples of kingfish in a Sentence
as a kingfish in the state's political circles, he was accustomed to being courted by presidential hopefuls
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Martin McKinney had the top kingfish at 32.5, Mark Baniewicz had the heaviest wahoo at 29.6 and Mark Bonutti was the top junior angler with a 10.7 king.
Most of the top teams weighed four kingfish and four blackfin tunas.
Benny Townend was the runner-up with a 20.1-pound kingfish, while Ahmad Vazquez finished in third place with a 19.6-pound black fin tuna.
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First Known Use of kingfish
Synonymsbig, big boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big leaguer, big-timer, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kahuna, big shot, kingpin, major leaguer, muckety-muck (also muck-a-muck or mucky-muck), nabob, nawab, nibs, nob [chiefly British], pooh-bah (also poo-bah), wheel
Antonymslightweight, nobody, nonentity, nothing, shrimp, twerp, whippersnapper, zero, zilch
Related Wordsbaron, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, magnate, mogul, prince, tycoon; VIP
Near Antonymsinferior, subordinate, underling; mediocrity, obscurity
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