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English noun: sheik

1. sheik (person) the leader of an Arab village or family


SynonymsArab chief, sheikh, tribal sheik, tribal sheikh


Broader (hypernym)ruler, swayer

2. sheik (person) a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance


Synonymsbeau, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fop, gallant, swell


Broader (hypernym)adult male, man


Narrower (hyponym)cockscomb, coxcomb, macaroni


Instance hyponymBeau Brummell, Brummell, George Bryan Brummell









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