from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a lord.
- adj. Very dignified and noble: a lordly and charitable enterprise.
- adj. Pretentiously arrogant and overbearing.
- adv. In a dignified, noble fashion befitting or characteristic of a lord.
- adv. In a pretentiously arrogant and overbearing manner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or relating to a lord.
- adj. Appropriate for, or suitable to, a lord.
- adv. In the manner of a lord. Showing command or nobility.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord; resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified; honorable.
- adj. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
- adv. In a lordly manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the character or quality of a lord; having high or noble rank; noble; aristocratic.
- Pertaining to or befitting a lord; characteristic of lordship; large or grand in scale, size, or extent.
- Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
- Synonyms Domineering, overbearing, lofty.
- In the manner of a lord; hence, proudly; imperiously; despotically.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
- adj. of or befitting a lord
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