What is another word for sheik?

188 synonyms found


[ ʃˈe͡ɪk], [ ʃˈe‍ɪk], [ ʃ_ˈeɪ_k]

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Sheik is a title attributed to males of royal or noble descent in many parts of the world. The word typically refers to the head of a Muslim religious or judicial dynasty, but can also denote any powerful or influential man. The title often carries connotations of patriarchal power and prestige, and can be used as both a formal and informal name. The sheik's authority may be limited by custom or Islamic law, but in some places the sheik retains substantial executive and judicial powers.

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  • Equivalence

    • Noun, singular or mass
  • Reverse Entailment

    • Adjective
      al-sheikh, el-sheikh.
    • Proper noun, singular
      al-sheikh, el-sheikh.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      al-sheikh, el-sheikh.
  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      shiekh, cheikh.

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