Regal meaning

rē'gəl
The definition of regal is something related to or fit for a king or monarch.

Dignified and princely behavior is an example of regal behavior.

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Of or relating to a monarch; royal.
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Belonging to or befitting a monarch.

Regal attire.

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Magnificent; splendid.
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Of a monarch; royal.
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Characteristic of, like, or fit for a monarch; splendid, stately, magnificent, etc.
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Of or having to do with royalty.

Regal authority; the regal title.

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Befitting a king, queen, emperor, or empress.
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(obsolete, music) A small, portable organ played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Origin of regal

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin rēgālis from rēx rēg- king reg- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English regal, from Old French regal (“regal, royal"), from Latin regalis (“royal, kingly"), from Latin rex (“king"); also regere (“to rule").
    From Wiktionary