Definition of sheik
What is the definition of "sheik"?
1. Islam A religious official.
2. Islam A leader of an Arab family or village.
3. Islam Used as a form of address for such an official or leader.
4. Slang A romantically alluring man.
Use "sheik" in a sentence
"Asked as he piled into his chauffeur-driven four-wheel-drive vehicle if he presided at ceremonies like this every weekend, the 39-year-old Muslim leader who bears the title sheik, but prefers to go by his name, Hong Yang, issued a world-weary sigh."
"Page 21 once proclaimed Shagou, which is the corruption of the the Arabic word sheik, meaning a ruler."
"They're what they call sheik charges and they fire out that ball of molten copper, which will cut through a tank armor let alone a humvee."
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