Royal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɔɪəl|  American pronunciation of the word royal
Brit.  |ˈrɔɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word royal

noun

- a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
- stag with antlers of 12 or more branches

adjective

- being of the rank of a monarch
- belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler(syn: imperial, majestic, purple, regal)
- invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown

Examples

They received a royal welcome as they stepped off the plane.

...the school superintendent received a royal welcome...

Magazine stories about the private lives of royals

Royal Army

Her step was royal.

Royal Horse Guards

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Air Force

Royal Navy

Royal Exchange

Royal Society

She remembered: a face in a bar. She had a royal memory.

the royal carriage of a stag's head

the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe

Word forms

noun
singular: royal
plural: royals
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