Search Result for "regal":
1. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;
- Example: "golden age of imperial splendor"
- Example: "purple tyrant"
- Example: "regal attire"
- Example: "treated with royal acclaim"
- Example: "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
[syn: imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Regal \Re"gal\ (r?"gal), a. [L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, a king. See Royal, and cf. Rajah, Realm, Regalia.] Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway. "The regal title." --Shak. [1913 Webster] He made a scorn of his regal oath. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Kingly; royal. See Kingly. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Regal \Re"gal\, n. [F. r['e]gale, It. regale. CF. Rigoll.] (Mus.) A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, -- used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Regal, MN (city, FIPS 53710) Location: 45.40500 N, 94.84015 W Population (1990): 51 (22 housing units) Area: 1.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
86 Moby Thesaurus words for "regal": advantageous, aristocratic, august, auspicious, beneficial, benevolent, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, cogent, commendable, contemptuous, contumelious, courtly, derisive, derisory, dignified, disdainful, dynastic, elegant, estimable, exalted, excellent, expedient, fair, famous, favorable, fine, glorious, good, goodly, grand, grave, haughty, healthy, helpful, imperatorial, imperatorious, imperial, imperious, imposing, kind, kinglike, kingly, laudable, lordly, magisterial, magnificent, majestic, monarchal, monarchial, monarchic, monarchical, nice, noble, palatial, pleasant, pompous, princelike, princely, profitable, proud, purple, queenlike, queenly, resplendent, royal, scornful, sedate, skillful, sober, solemn, sound, sovereign, splendid, stately, statuesque, sublime, useful, valid, venerable, very good, virtuous, worthy