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KING

What Does KING Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

KING is a term of respect used between young men and boys.

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The word KING is widely used by young men and boys as a term of respect when talking to a male friend. KING is similar in use to terms such as "dude" (US) and "mate" (UK), but often implies a little more respect, either for the person or for something they have said or done. For example:
  • John: Yo KING, how you doing?
  • Barry: Hey KING.
  • Tony: So I said, "you're so stupid, you got hit by a parked car!"
  • Joe: KING!
The female version of KING is, of course, QUEEN.

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meaning of KING

"Term of Respect"

Summary of Key Points

"Term of Respect" is, by far, the most common meaning for KING when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
KING
Definition:Term of Respect
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at KING

KING is a slang term. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

Example of KING Used in a Text

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