American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, concerning, or befitting a senator or senate.
- adj. Composed of senators.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a senate or senators; appropriate to a senator; consisting of senators: as, a senatorial robe; senatorial eloquence.
- [capitalized] Entitled to elect a Senator: as, a Senatorial district.
- Controlled by a senate.
- adj. Relating to a senator.
- adj. Relating to a senate.
- adj. US Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a senator, or a senate; becoming to a senator, or a senate.
- adj. United States Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators.
- adj. of or relating to senators
- French sénatorial or Latin senatorius, equivalent to senator + -ial. (Wiktionary)
“Side note: If the tables were turned and McGavick had a larger war chest than Cantwell we'd be bombarded with cries of "Big Money!" and schemes to reduce/eliminate financial support in senatorial races too.”
“dare i wonder what the fuss would be about if the short term senatorial nominations were made by republican governors?”
“By 1913, more than half of the states had already adopted mechanisms that effectively bound state legislators to the voters’ choice, and it’s hard to imagine their 21st century counterparts ignoring the people’s will in senatorial selection.”
“Yet, funny, but they produce a Governor Jesse Ventura and can't extricate themselves from the continuing farce with Al Franken, known as their senatorial race.”
“Franken is a nice guy, but not what I'd call senatorial material.”
“The Herald article quotes McGavick attacking his party organization for publicizing Stefan's work on Dotzauer's divorce: "I immediately had our campaign call the senatorial committee and tell them to knock it off, and I've already received an apology from them," he said.”
“Then from that group, 4,000 will qualify for what are called senatorial or congressional nominations.”
“He had for many years been a department subordinate at Washington; but, having accumulated some money, he had donned what was then known as senatorial costume -- namely, a blue swallow-tailed coat, and a buff vest, with brass buttons -- and coming to this little Michigan town he had established a Whig paper, which afterward became Republican.”
“Tressel has often been described as senatorial, an adjective rarely applied to a football coach; in fact, one of his nicknames is the Senator.”
“Gerald Cardinale, invoked the privilege known as senatorial courtesy to block her reappointment to the Superior Court.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘senatorial’.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
A roster of adjectives that infrequently surface in typical conversation and writing. Many are dredged from scientific or other technical jargon or sieved from examples of disused archaic forms.
Looking for tweets for senatorial.