Definition of kinghood in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌho͝od/


See king

‘He took the true mantle of kinghood by forcing Asineth, now queen by her father's death, to marry him.’
  • ‘As Shakespeare wrote it, The Chronicle History of Henry the Fifth is an intensely masculine, simple, sanguine drama of kinghood and war.’
  • ‘Edmund meets the White Witch and ends up striking a deal with her - one that promises him kinghood only if he brings back the rest of his siblings back to her.’
  • ‘There is no test of real kinghood so infallible as that.’
  • ‘Shakespeare's classic saga of kinghood and war, ‘Henry V’ follows the conquests of a charismatic young king as he rallies his troops and country into political conflicts, famous battles and stunning victories.’