Associations to the word «Royal»


ROYAL, adjective. Of or relating to a monarch or their family.
ROYAL, adjective. Having the air or demeanour of a monarch.
ROYAL, adjective. (nautical) In large sailing ships, of a mast right above the topgallant mast and its sails.
ROYAL, adjective. (boxing) (military) Free-for-all, especially involving multiple combatants.
ROYAL, adjective. (informal) Used as an intensifier.
ROYAL, noun. A royal person; a member of a royal family.
ROYAL, noun. (paper) (printing) A standard size of printing paper, measuring 25 by 20 inches.
ROYAL, noun. (dated) The Australian decimal currency intended to replace the pound in 1966; was changed to "dollar" before it was actually circulated.
ROYAL, noun. The fourth tine of an antler's beam.
ROYAL, noun. (nautical) In large sailing ships, square sail over the topgallant sail.
ROYAL, noun. An old English gold coin, the rial.
ROYAL, noun. (military) A small mortar.
ROYAL, noun. (card games) In auction bridge, a royal spade.
ROYAL, proper noun. A surname​.
ROYAL, proper noun. A male given name from the surname, or from the word "royal".
ROYAL, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Reading Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
ROYAL, noun. A person in a royal family, as the Prince of Wales.
ROYAL, adjective. Used in terms of address or reference to members of a royal family.
ROYAL, adjective. (UK) (by extension) Used in the names of organisations within the British government, as, the Royal Navy, Royal Mail.
ROYAL ABUNDANCE, noun. (card games) An undertaking to take all thirteen tricks with the suit of the face-up card as trump.
ROYAL AIR FORCE, proper noun. The air force of the British armed forces
ROYAL ASSASSIN, noun. One who has assassinated a member of a royal family.
ROYAL ASSENT, noun.  The method by which a constitutional monarch formally approves and promulgates an act of his or her nation's parliament, thus making it a law.
ROYAL BLUE, noun. A deep, bright blue colour.
ROYAL BLUE, adjective. Of a deep, bright blue colour.
ROYAL BLUES, noun. Plural of royal blue
ROYAL BUMPS, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A ritual of two or more persons holding another person by the arms and legs, face up, while bumping them repeatedly on the floor. In modern times it is a lighthearted affair, generally performed only on a young person's birthday with the number of bumps corresponding to the person's age in years. Historically it was a hazing.
ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE, proper noun. (Canada) (law enforcement) The federal and national police force of Canada.
ROYAL DISEASE, proper noun. Haemophilia
ROYAL FAMILIES, noun. Plural of royal family
ROYAL FAMILY, noun. The family of the ruling sovereign of a country or state.
ROYAL FERN, noun. Osmunda regalis, a fern native to Europe, Africa and Asia.
ROYAL FERN, noun. Osmunda spectabilis, an American fern.
ROYAL FLUSH, noun. (poker) Ace-high straight flush; a hand consisting of the cards A, K, Q, J, 10, of the same suit. This is the rarest and strongest hand in poker.
ROYAL FLUSHES, noun. Plural of royal flush
ROYAL FREE DISEASE, noun. Chronic fatigue syndrome
ROYAL HOUSEHOLD, noun. The immediate family and principal courtiers and servants of a monarch
ROYAL ICING, noun. (cooking) An icing made from beaten egg whites and powdered sugar, used for decorating.
ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY, proper noun. The Irish police force when Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
ROYAL JASMINE, noun. A viny shrub with fragrant white flowers used in perfume, Jasminum grandflorum
ROYAL JELLY, noun. A substance secreted by bees to aid in the development of immature or young bees, supplied in extra measure to those young that will become queen bees.
ROYAL MAIL, proper noun. The national postal service of the United Kingdom
ROYAL MARINES, proper noun. The amphibious force or marine corps of the United Kingdom.
ROYAL MARRIAGE, noun. (poker slang) A king and a queen of the same suit as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em (see marriage)
ROYAL MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of royal marriage
ROYAL METAL, noun. (obsolete) gold
ROYAL NAVY, proper noun. The British navy; formed in the 16th century although England has had naval ships since before the time of Alfred the Great.
ROYAL PALM, noun. Any of the genus Roystonea of monoecious palm trees, native to the Caribbean Islands and the adjacent coasts of Florida and Central and South America.
ROYAL PENGUIN, noun. A species of white-faced penguin, Eudyptes schlegeli, which breed on Macquarie Island, in the south-west Pacific.
ROYAL PENGUINS, noun. Plural of royal penguin
ROYAL POINCIANA, noun. A tropical tree, Delonix regia, grown for its bright red flower clusters; native to Madagascar but grown in many other tropical regions.; the flamboyant
ROYAL PROGRESS, noun. A tour of their kingdom by a monarch and his or her retinue and entourage.
ROYAL PROGRESSES, noun. Plural of royal progress
ROYAL PURPLE, noun. A deep vibrant reddish purple colour.
ROYAL PURPLE, adjective. Of a deep vibrant reddish purple colour.
ROYAL RED PRAWN, noun. An penaeid prawn, Haliporoides sibogae, found in Australian waters
ROYAL SPADE, noun. (card games) (mostly plural) In auction bridge, a spade when spades are trumps under the condition that every trick over six taken by the successful bidder has a score value of 9.
ROYAL SPADES, noun. Plural of royal spade
ROYAL STREMMA, noun. Alternative term for stremma, in its modern value of one decare (1000   m²)
ROYAL STREMMAS, noun. Plural of royal stremma
ROYAL STREMMATA, noun. Plural of royal stremma
ROYAL TENNIS, noun. (sports) real tennis
ROYAL TERN, noun. The seabird Thalasseus maximus (syn. Sterna maxima).
ROYAL TOUCH, noun. The touching of a diseased person by the hand of a king, with the purpose of restoring health; formerly extensively practiced, particularly for the scrofula.
ROYAL ULSTER CONSTABULARY, proper noun. (historical) The name of Northern Ireland's police force from 1922 to 2001.
ROYAL WALNUT MOTH, noun. Citheronia regalis, a type of moth.
ROYAL WE, noun. The first-person plural pronoun we as traditionally used by a sovereign in formal speech to refer to himself (herself) in their role as the monarch.
ROYAL WES, noun. Plural of royal we

Dictionary definition

ROYAL, noun. A sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.
ROYAL, noun. Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.
ROYAL, adjective. 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".
ROYAL, adjective. Established or chartered or authorized by royalty; "the Royal Society".
ROYAL, adjective. Being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal".
ROYAL, adjective. 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".
ROYAL, adjective. Invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown; "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe".

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis