Definition of Kingpins

1. Noun. (plural of kingpin) ¹



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Definition of Kingpins

1. kingpin [n] - See also: kingpin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingpins

kinglet
kinglets
kinglier
kingliest
kinglihood
kinglike
kingliness
kinglinesses
kingling
kinglings
kingly
kingmaker
kingmakers
kingmaking
kingpin
kingpins (current term)
kingpost
kingposts
kingric
kings
kings' ransoms
kings of six
kings of spades
kings of the doos
kings of the hill
kingship
kingships
kingside
kingsides
kingsize

Literary usage of Kingpins

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"I know there are linchpins and kingpins tor locomotives, but they lire not used for the same purpose as the articles in suit. ..."

2. Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System (1992)
"Some enforcement strategies are aimed at so called "kingpins," the operators of ... Enforcement agencies expect that by convicting "kingpins" particular ..."

3. Mexican and American Responses to the International Narcotics Threat edited by Jesse Helms (1999)
"US officials see Caro Quintero as a prime example of how weak Mexican laws and an intricate web of corruption have permitted some alleged drug kingpins to ..."

4. Threat To U.s. Trade And Finance From Drug Trafficking And International edited by Charles E. Grassley (1999)
"Just last week, I supported an amendment to the Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill that demands that Mexico prosecute the drug kingpins, or extradite ..."

5. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"... of the preferential treatment granted cartel kingpins who surrendered. ... evidence was collected against the cartel kingpins who have For examples of ..."

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