Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sheik

2 senses of sheik

Sense 1
sheik, tribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chief -- (the leader of an Arab village or family)
       => ruler, swayer -- (a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe")

Sense 2
dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse -- (a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance)
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

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