Regal

[ɹ_ˈiː_ɡ_əl], [ɹˈiːɡə͡l], [ɹˈiːɡə‍l]

Definitions of regal:

  1.   A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, - used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  2.   Belonging to a king: kingly: royal.
  3.   Regality.
  4.   Kingly; royal.
  5.   Pert. to a king; kingly; royal.
  6.   Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway.
  7.   belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; " golden age of imperial splendor"; " purple tyrant"; " regal attire"; " treated with royal acclaim"; " the royal carriage of a stag's head"
  8.   REGALLY.
  9.   Belonging to or fit for a king; royal.
  10.   A small portable organ in use in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  11.   Pertaining to a king; royal.
  12.   Fit for, or like, a king; royal; splendid.

Antonyms for regal:

abject, mean, servile, unimposing, modest, unimpressive, lowborn, measly, petty, ordinary, mediocre, poor, paltry, lowly, contemptible, unheroic, average, humble, puny, trifling, vile, beggarly, meretricious, second-rate, slavish, trivial, shabby, run-of-the-mill, insignificant, common, unprepossessing, sordid.


Quotes for regal:

  1. A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate. – James F. Cooper
  2. Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal obviously, and -sounds splendid. – Freddie Mercury

Usage examples for regal:

  1. They are not quite birds, because their heads retain the human shape; but whatever form they may bear, their natures are sweet and innocent and I deem them worthy to associate for a brief time with your splendid and regal race. ” – Policeman Bluejay by L. Frank Baum
  2. Quietly, with that regal bearing that was so supremely her own, she drew near. ” – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  3. After a long and destructive civil war the former was victorious; and thus was that flourishing kingdom left a prey to regal dissensions and to the few soldiers of Pizarro, who happened at that juncture to make a descent upon the coast. ” – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  4. Barbara accepted them with an almost regal poise the while she interested herself seriously in none, and that pleased Emma. ” – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  5. This her desire, that Cadmus' regal house Perish'd should sink; and Athamas, fierce urg'd By madness should some dreadful vengeance claim. ” – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  6. “ I found Maria alone and sitting in state before the fire- which I believe was always in the kitchen a regal one. ” – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  7. “ " What pity," said he, " that the rightful owner of his truly regal dwelling does not act as becomes his blood! ” – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  8. On her forehead shone The lunar horns, and yellow wheat them bound In golden radiance, with a regal crown. ” – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  9. The door opened and a beautiful woman stood before me clad in most regal garments, robust of figure, yet extremely pale. ” – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  10. He seated himself and once more from every throat went up the regal salutation that was the king's alone, of- " Life! ” – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  11. Elaborate provision is made for the exercise of regal authority in the event of the minority or the incapacity of the sovereign. ” – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  12. Then came the Roquefort, a regal cheese we voted the best buy of the lot, even though it was the most expensive. ” – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  13. They were staying at the Vice- Regal Lodge and were very happy in that gathering of the Catholic world brought about by the Congress. ” – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  14. He closed his eyes, picturing the great stallion as he had first seen him, standing there on a little rim- rock protecting his band of mares, watching with regal scorn the approach of his adversary. ” – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  15. She is regal to- night, that goes without saying. ” – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  16. Madame was large and superb and young, smooth faced, brown haired, regal in manner. ” – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  17. In time the vice- regal court at Quebec will rule an empire greater than that of France itself. ” – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  18. In suffering, labor, strife, we saw thee stand With lips that would not moan, While shone thy regal brow and eyes with grand Aspirings all thine own. ” – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  19. In the car business you certainly brought his majesty down to the prose of common life, and I don't wonder the regal bird refused to eat thereafter. ” – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe

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