Synonyms and Antonyms of kingpin
- a police sting that nabbed several kingpins of the city's drug trade
big, big boy, big cheese, big gun, big leaguer, big shot, big wheel, big-timer, bigfoot, biggie, bigwig, fat cat, heavy, heavy hitter, heavyweight, high-muck-a-muck (or high-muckety-muck), honcho, kahuna, kingfish, major leaguer, muckety-muck (also muck-a-muck), nabob, nawab, nibs, nob [chiefly British], pooh-bah (also poo-bah), wheel
- finally nailed the mob kingpin who had been controlling all the gambling rackets in the city
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