(noun, verb)


1. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit

Definition categories: person

2. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)

Similar word(s): horse

Definition categories: man–made, chessman

Sentences with knight as a noun:

- King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table


1. raise (someone) to knighthood

- The Beatles were knighted

Similar word(s): dub

Definition categories: social, ennoble, entitle, gentle

Sentences with knight as a verb:

- The king knighted the young squire.