Antonyms for royalˈrɔɪ əl
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term royal
a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
royal, royal stag(adj)
stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch
"the royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
established or chartered or authorized by royalty
"the Royal Society"
being of the rank of a monarch
"of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal(adj)
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
"golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown
"the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Royal denotes that which actually belongs or pertains to a monarch; the royal residence is that which the king occupies, royal raiment that which the king wears. Regal denotes that which in outward state is appropriate for a king; a subject may assume regal magnificence in residence, dress, and equipage. Kingly denotes that which is worthy of a king in personal qualities, especially of character and conduct; as, a kingly bearing; a kingly resolve. Princely is especially used of treasure, expenditure, gifts, etc., as princely munificence, a princely fortune, where regal could not so well be used and royal would change the sense. The distinctions between these words are not absolute, but the tendency of the best usage is as here suggested.
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