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king of the hill

Syllabification: king of the hill

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of king of the hill in English:

noun

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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