AskDefine | Define reigning

Dictionary Definition

reigning adj : exercising power or authority [syn: regnant, ruling]

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  1. Currently ruling or holding a position.
    The reigning wold heavyweight champion said he'd defend his title once more and then retire even if he won.

Verb form

  1. Present participle of reign.

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