Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

vizier

play
noun vi·zier \və-ˈzir\

Definition of vizier

  1. 1 :  a high executive officer of various Muslim countries and especially of the Ottoman Empire

  2. 2 :  a civil officer in ancient Egypt having viceregal powers

vizierate play \-ˈzir-ət, -ˈzir-ˌāt\ noun
vizierial play \-ˈzir-ē-əl\ adjective
viziership play \-ˈzir-ˌship\ noun



Learn More about vizier


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vizier? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!