Definition of gubernatorial
: of or relating to a governor the gubernatorial election
Recent Examples of gubernatorial from the Web
And Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, who serves the Tarrant County Senate district formerly represented by 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wendy Davis, is vice chair of the Senate Administration Committee.
The 11-day pre-primary gubernatorial reports were released Wednesday.
The largest individual candidate donation went to Jonathan Johnson, a 2016 Utah Republican gubernatorial candidate and board chairman of Overstock.com.
Gubernatorial hopeful Chris Kennedy talks about property tax reform and his vision for restructuring state government during a campaign speech May 30, 2017, at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, in Chicago.
In 2017, the two gubernatorial candidates are fighting over their mixed record on 2nd Amendment issues.
Edwards and David Duke had more in common than being opponents in a bitter 1991 gubernatorial runoff.
After winning the 2002 gubernatorial race, McGreevey appointed Charles to the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
That also puts her past Democratic gubernatorial competitor Andrew Gillum in Florida legislative endorsements.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gubernatorial'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of gubernatorial
Latin gubernator governor, steersman, from gubernare to govern — more at govern
First Known Use: 1734
GUBERNATORIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gubernatorial for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the governor of a U.S. state or to the position of governor
GUBERNATORIAL Defined for Kids
Definition of gubernatorial for Students
: relating to a governor
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up gubernatorial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).