Of or pertaining to a monarch or monarchy.

Although a socialist he did have monarchical leanings

Syn: monarchal, monarchial

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  • monarchical — adjective 1. having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch monarchical gestures monarchal pomp • Syn: ↑monarchal • Similar to: ↑noble • Derivationally related forms: ↑monar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monarchical — Monarchic Mo*nar chic, Monarchical Mo*nar chic*al, a. [F. monarchique, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to a monarch, or to monarchy. Burke. {Mo*nar chic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monarchical — mo|nar|chic|al [ mə narkıkl ] or mo|nar|chic [ ma narkık ] adjective relating to a monarch or MONARCHY: monarchical rule …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • monarchical — monarch ► NOUN 1) a sovereign head of state. 2) a large migratory orange and black butterfly. DERIVATIVES monarchic adjective monarchical adjective. ORIGIN from Greek monos alone + arkhein to rule …   English terms dictionary

  • monarchical — also monarchic adjective Date: 1793 of, relating to, suggestive of, or characteristic of a monarch or monarchy • monarchically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monarchical — monarchically, adv. /meuh nahr ki keuhl/, adj. 1. of, like, or pertaining to a monarch or monarchy. 2. characterized by or favoring monarchy. Also, monarchic. [1570 80; < Gk monarchik(ós) (see MONARCH, IC) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

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