Malik



Adam, 1917–84, Indonesian politician and diplomat.
a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning “king.”.
Contemporary Examples

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Malik said she doesn’t expect to reach a lot of people resistant to reform.
Veena Malik: She’s Outspoken, Savvy, and Topless—and She’s Shaking Up Pakistan Asra Q. Nomani December 12, 2011

The thing about Malik is he seemed quite comfortable with it, to take it all in his stride.
Remembering My Dear Friend Malik Bendjelloul, Oscar Winning Director of ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Simon Chinn May 14, 2014

Malik is certainly a young woman who knows the expectations of her traditional society.
Veena Malik: She’s Outspoken, Savvy, and Topless—and She’s Shaking Up Pakistan Asra Q. Nomani December 12, 2011

As it always was with Malik, it was a huge pleasure to see him that day—just seeing his smiling face and spending time with him.
Remembering My Dear Friend Malik Bendjelloul, Oscar Winning Director of ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Simon Chinn May 14, 2014

Malik Balian thinks he has as good an idea as anyone about the number of Syrians in Antakya these days.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

Historical Examples

As he uttered the last word, the Malik drew a knife quickly across his throat, and fell in their midst—a corpse.
The Disputed V.C. Frederick P. Gibbon

Langar Khn was sent off to Malik Hast at once when we dismounted.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

Will fortune ever, O daughter of Malik, ever bless me with thy embrace, that would cure my heart of the sorrows of love?
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2 Charles Dudley Warner

Malik Hast brought an offering of a horse in mail and waited on me.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

Sakkut was a title of the god Nin-ip, and we gather from Amos that it also represented Malik “the king.”
Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce

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