swayer

Definitions of swayer
  1. noun
    a person who rules or commands
    swayer of the universe”
    synonyms: ruler
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    Tamburlaine
    Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
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    Inca
    a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
    basileus
    a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire
    Bourbon
    a member of the European royal family that ruled France
    calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah
    the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    dictator, potentate
    a ruler who is unconstrained by law
    ameer, amir, emeer, emir
    an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ethnarch
    the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority
    hakim
    a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
    Hanoverian
    any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
    khan
    a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
    Moghul, Mogul
    a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    oligarch
    one of the rulers in an oligarchy
    lord, master, overlord
    a person who has general authority over others
    Pharaoh, Pharaoh of Egypt, pharaoh
    the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
    puppet leader, puppet ruler
    a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    regent
    someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch
    dynast
    a hereditary ruler
    Arab chief, sheik, sheikh, tribal sheik, tribal sheikh
    the leader of an Arab village or family
    crowned head, monarch, sovereign
    a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    Stuart
    a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England
    grand Turk, sultan
    the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
    Tudor
    a member of the dynasty that ruled England
    tyrant
    in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it
    Capetian
    a member of the Capetian dynasty
    Carlovingian, Carolingian
    a member of the Carolingian dynasty
    Cheops, Khufu
    Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
    czar, tsar, tzar
    a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
    emperor
    the male ruler of an empire
    feudal lord, seigneur, seignior
    a man of rank in the ancient regime
    Huayna Capac
    the Incan ruler under whom the Incan empire reached its widest extent (died in 1525)
    Rex, king, male monarch
    a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    Merovingian
    a member of the Merovingian dynasty
    Shah, Shah of Iran, shah
    title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
    shogun
    a hereditary military dictator of Japan; the shoguns ruled Japan until the revolution of 1867-68
    strongman
    a powerful political figure who rules by the exercise of force or violence
    autocrat, despot, tyrant
    a cruel and oppressive dictator
    caudillo
    a military dictator in a Spanish-speaking country
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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