Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Used as a title and form of address for Roman emperors.
  • n. A dictator or autocrat.

Etymologies

Middle English cesar, from Latin Caesar, after Julius Caesar.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • J said ... hi michele, that keller caesar is one nifty trick to have up one's impressive 101 sleeve ... lovely lovely picture!

    Ceasar Salad: The Keller way

  • ‡ The emperors of Germany and Russia in modern times adapted the word caesar into titles for themselves—kaiser and czar.

    Caesar

  • A random fact I learned recently after working through the HBO series Rome — the term caesar applied to all rulers of Rome.

    Scripting News for 1/1/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • But Must-See-TV isn't Must-See-TV anymore, so now it's just the boring "caesar".

    amishboy Diary Entry

  • If I sculpt it properly, I can pull off a pretty good "caesar" look.

    amishboy Diary Entry

  • Will Durant, Caesar and Christ and this time i spelded "caesar" correctly!

    The Nation: Top Stories

  • He had a freshly cut caesar and a diamond stud in his left ear.

    Recipe for Love

  • There is an outside cafe across from the Cathedral just before the plaza Los Angeles that will make a great caesar salad at the table if asked.

    Guanajuato restaurants

  • The menu for Tuesday night's dinner included a wacky 3D "Taxi Driver" appetizer—"It's a New York caesar salad, but with peppers, sangria, foie gras and red and green basil"; a dazzling main course shaped by Martin Scorsese's "Casino"—"I shaped it like a kind of roulette wheel with zucchini flowers"; and for dessert, red berries and sorbet served on a green-lit ice cylinder.

    The Other Cannes Film Festival

  • A sauce to be reckoned with graced some beautiful pork ribs and a kielbasa, served up with some red potato and dill tater salad, a chicken caesar pasta salad, marinated garlic, garlic mushrooms, and a couple different types of olives.

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