Origin of imperial1
OTHER WORDS FROM imperialim·pe·ri·al·ly, adverbim·pe·ri·al·ness, noun
Other definitions for imperial (2 of 3)
Origin of imperial2
Other definitions for imperial (3 of 3)
Origin of imperial3
How to use imperial in a sentence
Each week I read a jillion jokes to find the best material,Deciding which to print with my authority imperial.Style Invitational Week 1424: We Bee back — a neologism contest|Pat Myers|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
There are too few trees, and those there are line long, imperial “allées.”Sculpture parks are a great way to see art during a pandemic. Here’s why some are better than others.|Sebastian Smee|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
It is said to have been composed by a certain Prokopios of Caesarea as a tell-all memoir on the imperial family.What the QAnon of the 6th Century Teaches Us About Conspiracies|Roland Betancourt|February 3, 2021|Time
To which he answers, imperially, "What do you prefer, playing golf?"French Political Sex Movie About DSK Sets Cannes Aquiver|Tracy McNicoll|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She walked away, imperially offended, and stood looking out of a window that faced the street.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
A tall, imperially stately woman has come sauntering down the path from the house.
A slight, a very slight shiver passes over the imperially-molded form.
She clasps her hands and shivers through all her imperially perfect form.
We find ourselves instinctively "thinking Imperially," regarding things from the Throne side—from above instead of from below.Lotus Buds|Amy Carmichael
British Dictionary definitions for imperial (1 of 2)
- the top of a carriage, such as a diligence
- a luggage case carried there