Definition of Genghis Khan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Genghis Khan

BrE BrE//ˌɡeŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡeŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn//
; BrE BrE//ˌdʒeŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒeŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn//
[usually singular]
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a person who is very cruel or has very right-wing political opinions He has a reputation as the Genghis Khan of the department. Her politics are somewhere to the right of Genghis Khan. From the name of the first ruler of the Mongol empire, who was born in the 12th century.