What does inaugural mean?

Definitions for inaugural
ɪnˈɔ gyər əl, -gər əlin·au·gu·ral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaugural address, inaugural(noun)

    an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)

  2. inauguration, inaugural(adj)

    the ceremonial induction into a position

    "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"

  3. inaugural(adj)

    occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction

    "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"

  4. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden(adj)

    serving to set in motion

    "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"

Wiktionary

  1. inaugural(Noun)

    An inauguration; a formal beginning.

    The inaugural of the President will take place in March.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  2. inaugural(Noun)

    A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  3. inaugural(Adjective)

    Of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

  4. inaugural(Adjective)

    Marking the beginning of an operation, venture etc.

    2009 was the inaugural season for New York Yankees' new stadium.

    Etymology: inaugurer ← augurare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inaugural(adj)

    pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural exercises

    Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

  2. Inaugural(noun)

    an inaugural address

    Etymology: [Cf. F. inaugural.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inaugural in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inaugural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of inaugural in a Sentence

  1. Attorney General Karl Racine:

    Presidential Inaugural Committee made exorbitant and unlawful payments to the Trump hotel to rent event space for inaugural activity.

  2. Michele Bachmann:

    The first time I ever came to this city was to dance at the inaugural ball for Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale! Which is kind of hard to believe. But then I saw how their policies worked out, they were a complete and utter failure, and then that's why I became a Republican, and I never looked back.

  3. Andersen Brower:

    The Obamas did social events up bigger than the Bushes did, and they had a celebrity quotient that we didn't see with the Bushes, the inaugural balls gave a taste of how difficult it will be for the Trumps to attract that kind of A-list talent.

  4. Arnold Ahlert:

    [A] deep-rooted culture of incompetence and corruption has made it virtually impossible for government to function fairly and efficiently. And because most government employees are shielded by layers of protection, they couldn't care less. Never before in the history of this nation has there been a greater divide between a self-serving federal leviathan and millions of Americans... 'Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem,' Ronald Reagan reminded us during his inaugural address in 1981. Nothing's changed since then, with one exception: It's gotten far worse.

  5. Dick Cheney:

    We had a very, very heated exchange the last time we had lunch in the White House the week of the inaugural, it's a subject we don't discuss.

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