noun kai·ser \ˈkī-zər\

: the title of the ruler of Germany from 1871 to 1918

Full Definition of KAISER

:  emperor; especially :  the ruler of Germany from 1871 to 1918
kai·ser·dom \-zər-dəm\ noun
kai·ser·ism \-zə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

Origin of KAISER

Middle English, from Old Norse keisari; akin to Old High German keisur emperor; both from a prehistoric Germanic word borrowed from Latin Caesar, cognomen of the Emperor Augustus
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with KAISER


biographical name Kai·ser \ˈkī-zər\

Definition of KAISER

Henry John 1882–1967 Am. industrialist


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