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king of the hill Syllabification: king of the hill

Definition of king of the hill in English:


1A children’s game in which the object is to beat one’s rivals to the top of a mound or other high place, and to keep possession of the place.
1.1One who is in command or successful: your daddy brags about you—you’re king of the hill with him
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  • This one immediately makes you the king of the hill.
  • But now that he's king of the hill in the digital-music market, Jobs seems intent on grabbing share with a vengeance.
  • Arnold knew it would be by far his toughest challenge to date and realized that he would have to take his physique to a new level to remain the king of the hill.
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