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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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