king of the castle


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king of the castle

  (British) also king of the hill (American)
the most successful or most powerful person in a group of people Jamie Spence was king of the castle yesterday when he beat the defending champion in the third round. Our team is sure to be king of the hill this year.
See turn king's's evidence, live like a king
See also: castle, king, of
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