Reigning - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈreɪnɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word reigning
Brit.  |ˈreɪnɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word reigning
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to reign

adjective

- exercising power or authority (syn: regnant, ruling)

Examples

...as the reigning princess of pop music, she exerts an enormous influence over teens...

The newspaper has christened her as the reigning Queen of Tennis.

...the reigning diva of daytime television...

...his next opponent, the reigning champion, would be by far the most redoubtable adversary the young boxer had ever faced...

Can he defeat the reigning Wimbledon champion?

the reigning Formula One world champion

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