regal

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adjective re·gal \ ˈrē-gəl \

Definition of regal

1 :of, relating to, or suitable for a king
2 :of notable excellence or magnificence :splendid

regality

play \ri-ˈga-lə-tē\ noun

regally

play \ˈrē-gə-lē\ adverb

Examples of regal in a Sentence

  1. the actress's regal bearing makes her a perfect choice to play royalty on the screen

  2. envisioned a regal wedding with hundreds of guests, a full choir, and a reception at the fanciest hotel in town

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Origin and Etymology of regal

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin regalis — more at royal

Other Foreign Functionary Terms


REGAL Defined for English Language Learners

regal

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adjective

Definition of regal for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or suitable for a king or queen


REGAL Defined for Kids

regal

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adjective re·gal \ ˈrē-gəl \

Definition of regal for Students

:relating to or suitable for a king or queen :royal

regally

adverb


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