Definitions for imperiousɪmˈpɪər i əs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering(adj)

    having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

    "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. imperious(Adjective)

    Domineering, arrogant, or overbearing.

  2. imperious(Adjective)


  3. imperious(Adjective)

    Imperial or regal.

  4. Origin: From imperiosus, from imperium

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Imperious(adj)

    commanding; ascendant; imperial; lordly; majestic

  2. Imperious(adj)

    haughly; arrogant; overbearing; as, an imperious tyrant; an imperious manner

  3. Imperious(adj)

    imperative; urgent; compelling

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)


    From Eng. _imp_, devil and _aerial_, airy. Airy as the devil.

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