Definitions of imperial

  1. a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
  2. a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
  3. An outside seat on a diligence.
  4. A luggage case on the top of a coach.
  5. Anything of unusual size or excellence, as a large decanter, a kind of large photograph, a large sheet of drowing, printing, or writing paper, etc.
  6. A gold coin of Russia worth ten rubles, or about eight dollars.
  7. A kind of fine cloth brought into England from Greece. or other Eastern countries, in the Middle Ages.
  8. A game at cards differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump; also, any one of several combinations of cards which score in this game.
  9. The tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; - so called from the style of beard of Napoleon III.
  10. A tuft of hair left unshaven on the lower lip and chin.
  11. A tuft of hair just under the lower lip.
  12. A tuft of hair on a man's lower lip; an imperialdome; outside seat on a diligence; paper of 30 by 22 in. Imperial dome, an exteriorly convex dome, broad below and tapering towards the top, as in Moorish edifices.
  14. befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress; " imperial palace"
  15. Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
  16. Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme.
  17. Pertaining to an empire or emperor; fit or suitable for one who practices supreme authority; of superior size or excellence; supreme; sovereign.
  18. Pertaining to an empire or to an emperor: sovereign: supreme: of superior size or excellence.
  19. Pertaining to an empire or an emperor; supreme; majestic.
  20. Pertaining to an empire, an emperor, or an empress.
  21. Commanding; superior.
  22. Pertaining to an empire, an emperor, or royal sovereign; of superior size or quality.