Definition of "sheikh" [sheikh]

  • Alternative spelling of sheik. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sheikh" in a sentence
  • ""The sheikh is involved," Abd al-Hamza said, with neither doubt nor drama."
  • "News, video, graphics The sheikh was the latest of a handful of Sunni tribal leaders to be arrested in recent weeks, a trend that some American commanders suspect may be aimed at influencing parliamentary elections on March 7."
  • "The Druze leader was Walid bek; some Christian warlords in Lebanon expected to be referred to as sheikh or rais, which means “leader” or “chief.”"