Synonyms for kingpinˈkɪŋˌpɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kingpin, top banana, bigwig(noun)

    the most important person in a group or undertaking

    Synonyms:
    kingpin, kingbolt, headpin, swivel pin, bigwig, top banana

  2. kingbolt, kingpin, swivel pin(noun)

    bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle

    Synonyms:
    kingpin, kingbolt, headpin, swivel pin, bigwig, top banana

  3. headpin, kingpin(noun)

    the front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins

    Synonyms:
    kingpin, kingbolt, headpin, swivel pin, bigwig, top banana

Wiktionary

  1. kingpin(noun)

    Synonyms:
    big noise, big enchilada, big cheese, big wheel, big kahuna, top banana, grand poobah, muckety muck, top dog, head honcho, bigwig, big tamale

  2. kingpin(noun)

    The axis around which steered wheels pivot; a bolt that holds the axis in place\u2014a kingbolt.

    Synonyms:
    muckety muck, big cheese, big noise, big enchilada, big kahuna, top banana, head honcho, top dog, big tamale, big wheel, bigwig, grand poobah

  3. kingpin(noun)

    The pin at the centre of the triangle of bowling pins (originally the tallest pin in kayles). Sometimes also the headpin at the apex.

    Synonyms:
    big noise, grand poobah, top dog, top banana, big cheese, big wheel, muckety muck, big kahuna, big tamale, big enchilada, bigwig, head honcho

  4. kingpin(noun)

    The most important person in an undertaking or organization.

    Synonyms:
    top dog, top banana, big kahuna, big enchilada, big tamale, head honcho, bigwig, big wheel, muckety muck, grand poobah, big cheese, big noise

  5. kingpin(noun)

    The bolt holding together the truck of a roller skate or skateboard.

    Synonyms:
    big tamale, head honcho, top dog, muckety muck, big noise, bigwig, big cheese, big wheel, big enchilada, top banana, grand poobah, big kahuna

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