WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•gal1 /ˈrigəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. of or relating to a king or queen;
    royal.
  2. fitting, worthy of, or resembling a king or queen, as by being stately or splendid.
re•gal•ly, adv. See -reg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•gal1  (rēgəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. of or pertaining to a king;
    royal:the regal power.
  2. befitting or resembling a king.
  3. stately;
    splendid.
regal•ly, adv. 
regal•ness, n. 
  • Latin rēgālis royal
  • Middle English 1300–50
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  kingly. 
    • 3.See corresponding entry in Unabridged base.

re•gal2  (rēgəl),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Music and Dancea portable reed organ of the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • ?
  • Middle French regale
  • 1540–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

regal /ˈriːɡəl/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or befitting a king or queen; royal
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin rēgālis from rēx king

ˈregally adv



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