Definition of Like kings

1. Adverb. In a royal manner. "They were royally treated"

Exact synonyms: Like Royalty, Royally
Partainyms: Royal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Like Kings

like clockwork
like crack
like crazy
like death warmed over
like death warmed up
like falling off a log
like father, like son
like feeding time at the zoo
like fun
like gangbusters
like heck
like hell
like hot cakes
like it's going out of style
like it or lump it
like kings (current term)
like like
like mad
like new
like nobody's business
like one's life depended on it
like pigs in clover
like rats from a sinking ship
like riding a bike
like rolling off a log
like royalty
like shooting fish in a barrel
like sin

Literary usage of Like kings

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1. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"like kings, we lose the conquests gained before, By vain ambition still to make them more ; Each might his several province well command, Would all but ..."

2. Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes by Walter Shaw Sparrow (1908)
"To this day they have kept their ancient custom of living well at a small cost, and of treating guests like kings. They know the meaning of the word home, ..."

3. The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1785)
"You are like kings too in this, fir, faid I, that you muft a<5t under the direction of others. ... like kings ..."

4. Eastern Proverbs and Emblems Illustrating Old Truths by James Long (1881)
"The righteous like kings in six points:— Death is called in the Bible the king of terrors, ... Believers are like kings occupied with high things, Ph. 3. ..."

5. Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie (1920)
""No, Your Majesty, I do not like kings, but I do like a man behind a king when I find him." "Ah! there is one king you like, I know, a Scottish king, ..."

6. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1872)
"S CE F and Scyld and Beowulf—these were ' the god-like kings of the ... After the days of the god-like kings, the Danes chose Healfdene for their leader. ..."

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