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Definition of the adjective reigning

What does reigning mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. exercising power or authority
    • examples: He's reigning champion, and no young challenger is going to take it away from him. | With one glorious right hook, Punkin' Pie uncrowned the reigning heavyweight champion.
    • synonyms of reigning: regnant / ruling
    • similar: powerful

Alternative definition of the adjective reigning


  1. Currently ruling or holding a position.

Definition of the noun reigning

What does reigning mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun reigning

Glossary of sports

currently holding the champion's title in a particular sport or for a particular sporting event (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

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Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

Reigning; REG-REN reigning in one's own right; ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

Reigning; reigning in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1920)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

Reigning Sovereign: George V, King and H. H. Asquith. D. Lloyd George. Viscount Haldane. Sir Edward Grey. Earl Kitchener. Winston Churchill. Earl Curzon. Marquis of Lansdowne. A. Bonar Law. Austen Chamberlain. Arthur J. Balfour.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-east India (2004)

The principal goddesses are Koubru, reigning in the North-West, Loiyarakpa, reigning in the West, Thangjing in the south-wesi Wangbren in the South, Marjing in ...

Google previewA dictionary of geography, ancient and modern (1834)

by Josiah Conder

The total population is about 1,400,000, of whom the great majority are Lutherans , although the reigning family are of 6* Itomish communion. The institutions for education are particular: numerous and well conducted ; and in no country, except ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, ancient and modern, etc (1834)

by Josiah CONDER (Editor of “The Patriot.”.)

The total population is about 1,400,000, of whom the great majority are Lutherans , although the reigning family are of the Romish communion. The institutions for education are particularly numerous and well conducted; and in no country, ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

A female reigning sovereign, or the consort of a king ; from A.S. cwen, a woman (which also gives quean, a word still sometimes used Blightingly or contemptuously of a woman), from an ancient Aryan ...

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I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds. I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie, Powder. Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder. (David Spade)
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Scrabble value of R1E1I1G2N1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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