An example of a royal is a king.
An example of royal used as an adjective is the phrase "royal family" which means the family of kings, queens, princes and princesses.
A royal warrant; a royal visit.
A royal society of musicians.
The royal family, a royal edict, the royal allowance.
The royal fleet.
Royal mast, royal sail.
A royal pain in the neck.
- A way or method that presents no difficulties:.The royal road to success.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of royal
- 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