Definitions of conqueror

  1. someone who is victorious by force of arms
  2. One who conquers.
  3. One who has conquered.
  4. One who has obtained a victory.

Usage examples for conqueror

  1. She saw him attended as a conqueror and a king; but with the eyes of a benefactor and a brother he looked on all around. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. It threw itself down among the longing flowers, as the conqueror throws himself on his booty. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  3. Would their conqueror keep his promises any longer than he liked? – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  4. When William the Conqueror came among us, and that stern rule of his began, there was scarcely a county in England and Wales in which one or more religious houses were not to be found, and during his reign of twenty- one years about thirty new monasteries of one sort or another were added to those already existing. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  5. Next a noise like the opening of a bolt in an iron cage, and then the Inn of William the Conqueror the village- beach, inlet- wide sea, streamed behind like a panorama run at high pressure. – The Man In The High-Water Boots 1909 by F. Hopkinson Smith
  6. He died a conqueror – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  7. Among rich or poor only here and there one touches satisfaction, though the one who seems to have made an utter failure may really be the greatest conqueror – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  8. Dorn watched the youth's last clutching of empty fingers, the last look of consciousness at his conqueror the last quiver. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. I derived small satisfaction from cursing William the Conqueror who, the history book told me, was responsible for this ingenious tyranny. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  10. Each one felt that the conqueror was before them. – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
  11. Of the two forces, only the conqueror from without is important. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  12. With William the Conqueror – The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr
  13. As he sighed heavily and wearily, Curoi's wife said: " That is the sigh of a weary conqueror not of a beaten man"; and Cuchulain went in and sat down to rest. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  14. You and your companions will go to Rome with Suetonius; but there are many of your followers still in arms, with these I would treat, not as a conqueror with the conquered, but as a soldier with brave foes. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  15. He had not heard of William the Conqueror and did not appear moved to admiration of him, though he owned that he seemed to have " put it over." – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. They had finished two splendid games, and each side had been victorious in turn, when Duncan, in the highest spirits, shouted, " Now, Russell, for the conqueror – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  17. When he rose it was as a conqueror – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  18. And I heard a voice that sang nine times, 'Glory and praise to the Conqueror of Death, to the Fountain of Life immortal. – The Great Return by Arthur Machen
  19. Yet his cause was just; his memory is dearer than that of a conqueror – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. The Norman William's chaplain records that the Conqueror said, 'Let his corpse guard the coasts which his life madly defended. – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor