Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: sheik  sheek or sheyk
  1. The leader of an Arab village or family
    - tribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chief
  2. A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    - dandy, dude, fop, gallant, beau [archaic], swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse

Sounds like: sheik

Derived forms: sheiks

Type of: adult male, man, ruler, swayer

Encyclopedia: Sheik