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Meaning of "sheik" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEIK

sheik  [ʃeɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEIK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheik is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHEIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sheik

Sheik or The Sheik may refer to: ▪ Sheikh, an honorific term in Arabic ▪ Duncan Sheik, an American singer-songwriter and composer ▪ The Sheik, a 1921 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino ▪ The Sheik, by Edith Maude Hull, on which the film is based ▪ "The Sheik of Araby", a 1921 pop tune composed in response to the film ▪ Sheik, a disguise of Princess Zelda in Ocarina of Time ▪ Sheik condoms, introduced by Jules Schmid ▪ Sheik Yerbouti, an album released by Frank Zappa ▪ "Sheik", a song on ZZ Top's album Tres Hombres...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEIK


bake
beɪk
Blake
bleɪk
brake
breɪk
break
breɪk
cake
keɪk
cupcake
ˈkʌpˌkeɪk
drake
dreɪk
fake
feɪk
intake
ˈɪnˌteɪk
jake
dʒeɪk
lake
leɪk
make
meɪk
mistake
mɪˈsteɪk
outbreak
ˈaʊtˌbreɪk
sake
seɪk
shake
ʃeɪk
snake
sneɪk
steak
steɪk
take
teɪk
wake
weɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEIK

sheetlike
sheetrock
sheety
sheeve
Sheffer´s stroke
Sheffield
Sheffield Shield
shegetz
Sheherazade
shehita
shehitah
sheikdom
sheikh
sheikha
sheikhdom
sheila
sheiling
sheitan
shekel

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEIK

batik
chik
cleik
Dubrovnik
hygrodeik
Luik
maik
malik
naik
Nalchik
oil sheik
Pernik
Reykjavik
seik
sik
Sputnik
Tajik
tik
tughrik
tugrik

Synonyms and antonyms of sheik in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sheik» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEIK

Find out the translation of sheik to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheik from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheik» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

酋长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sheik
570 millions of speakers

English

sheik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शेख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشيخ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шейх
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sheik
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিবার প্রধান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cheik
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sheik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Scheich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

族長
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

족장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sheik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tù trưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஷேக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शीक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şeyh
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sceicco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szejk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шейх
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

șeic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σεΐχης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sheik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

schejk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sheik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheik

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEIK»

The term «sheik» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.065 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEIK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sheik» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sheik» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheik

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2 QUOTES WITH «SHEIK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sheik.
1
Alexander Downer
Sheik Hilaly is making a good contribution. He is making a good contribution.
2
Mohammed Omar
The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEIK»

Discover the use of sheik in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheik and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sheik
Taken prisoner by Sheik Jamal abd Thabit during a raid, Princess Zara was determined not to succumb to his wishes. Jamal struck a deal: if he couldn't seduce her within four weeks, he would set her free.
Connie Mason, 2003
2
The Sheik: Easyread Large Bold Edition
We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read.
E. M. Hull, 2009
3
Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.
Elizabeth Warnock Fernea, 2010
4
The Black Sheep Sheik (Mills & Boon Intrigue) (Cowboys ...
Waking up from a coma in a remote Wyoming cabin, Sheik Amir Khalid thought he was dreaming when he laid eyes on the woman he'd spent one steamy weekend with.
Dana Marton, 2014
5
The Sheik & the Princess Bride (Mills & Boon M&B)
“YOU'D BETTER GET MOVING, BIG GUY.” Prince Jefri of Bahania had just been bested...by a woman!
Susan Mallery, 2011
6
Sheik Seduction
She had planned to be all business, but nothing could have prepared Sara for the strength and sensuality of Sheik Tariq Abdullah.
Dana Marton, 2008
7
The Sheik and the Bought Bride
It was bad enough being hauled out of bed by palace guards.
Susan Mallery, 2009
8
Seized by the Sheik
After one too many death threats, Sheik Efraim Aziz was ready to end his business in Wyoming and head home.
Ann Voss Peterson, 2011
9
Sheik and the Christmas Bride
FROM ROYAL NANNY TO PRINCESS BRIDE?
Susan Mallery, 2007
10
Sheik Protector
Proud, imperious and leery of pretenders to the throne, Sheik Karim Abdullah saw Julia Gardner as just another gold digger.
Dana Marton, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEIK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheik is used in the context of the following news items.
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Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, Ohio'Terror Suspect, a 'Normal Kid …
An Ohio man whose brother was killed on the battlefields of Syria pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to charges he wanted to follow in his footsteps to help ... «NBCNews.com, Apr 15»
2
Columbus man accused of supporting international terrorism
Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud, left, speaks with his defense attorney, Sam Shamansky, during a hearing Wednesday in Columbus to set bond on charges of ... «cleveland.com, Feb 15»
3
Sydney home of radical sheik raided
SELF-PROCLAIMED Islamic sheik Junaid Thorne has had his Sydney home raided by federal police. AN Australian Federal Police (AFP) spokesman has ... «NEWS.com.au, Jan 15»
4
Hear Two Songs From Duncan Sheik's Next Album
In April 2015, Duncan Sheik, a songwriter who has had hits on both pop radio and the Broadway stage, will release Legerdemain, his first album of original ... «NPR, Oct 14»
5
Prominent Muslim Sheik Issues Fatwa Against ISIS Violence
Then he singled out one organization and one man leading that charge: the new Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies and Sheik Abdullah bin ... «NPR, Sep 14»
6
Duncan Sheik's American Psycho Musical Axed From Second Stage …
Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's new musical is inspired by Easton Ellis' 1991 novel. The production is directed by Rupert Goold, who helmed the ... «TheaterMania.com, Sep 14»
7
Family of Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, who died from Ebola in Sierra …
Four of Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan's siblings live in the United States, and three of those four live in Prince George's County. "He knew he was risking his life," said ... «WJLA, Aug 14»
8
Ocarina of Time's Sheik, Darunia, Ruto Playable in Hyrule Warriors …
Update: A new video shows off every confirmed playable character so far, including Sheik, Darunia, and Ruto. Nintendo Everything also scanned the pages of ... «The Escapist, Jul 14»
9
3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik
A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik's son in Los Angeles was charged Monday with conspiracy to ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 14»
10
The 'American Psycho' Musical With Music By Duncan Sheik Hits …
For instance, did you know the music was written by Duncan Sheik and it starred Doctor Who's Matt Smith as Patrick Bateman when it premiered in the UK? «Uproxx, Jul 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sheik [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sheik>. Aug 2019 ».
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