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During an early performance of 'Spamalot,' I left my regal gloves in the fridge to cool down and didn't remember them until I was on stage. They needed to be thawed overnight.
Sanjeev Bhaskar

Meaning of "regal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REGAL

From Latin rēgālis from rēx king.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REGAL

regal  [ˈriːɡəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REGAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Regal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES REGAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of regal in the English dictionary

The definition of regal in the dictionary is of, relating to, or befitting a king or queen; royal.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REGAL


beagle
ˈbiːɡəl
branchiostegal
ˌbræŋkɪəˈstiːɡəl
eagle
ˈiːɡəl
egal
´iːɡəl
Eulenspiegel
ˈɔɪlənˌʃpiːɡəl
Google
ˈɡuːɡəl
illegal
ɪˈliːɡəl
interregal
ˌɪntəˈriːɡəl
inveigle
ɪnˈviːɡəl
inveigler
ɪnˈviːɡəl
kleagle
ˈkliːɡəl
legal
ˈliːɡəl
medicolegal
ˌmɛdɪkəʊˈliːɡəl
nonlegal
ˌnɒnˈliːɡəl
paralegal
ˌpærəˈliːɡəl
porbeagle
ˈpɔːˌbiːɡəl
prelegal
priːˈliːɡəl
spiegel
ˈspiːɡəl
teagle
ˈtiːɡəl
viceregal
ˌvaɪsˈriːɡəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REGAL

regain
regainable
regainer
regainment
regale
regalement
regaler
regalia
regalian
regalism
regalist
regalities
regality
regally
regalness
regard
regardable
regardant
regarder
regardful

WORDS THAT END LIKE REGAL

algal
antifungal
Bengal
Cape Ortegal
centrifugal
conjugal
Donegal
extralegal
fungal
gal
madrigal
mangal
Ortegal
peregal
Portugal
prodigal
Senegal
Warangal
warrigal
West Bengal

Synonyms and antonyms of regal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REGAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «regal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of regal

Translation of «regal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REGAL

Find out the translation of regal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of regal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «regal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

王者的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

regio
570 millions of speakers

English

regal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रीगल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ملكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

царственный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

real
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

regainment
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

royal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemulihan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

königlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

王者らしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

왕다운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kebangkrutan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lộng lây
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

regainment
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विनियमन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

regainment
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Regal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

царствений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

regal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασιλική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koninklike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

regal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kongelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of regal

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REGAL»

The term «regal» is very widely used and occupies the 12.649 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REGAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «regal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «regal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about regal

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5 QUOTES WITH «REGAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word regal.
1
Sanjeev Bhaskar
During an early performance of 'Spamalot,' I left my regal gloves in the fridge to cool down and didn't remember them until I was on stage. They needed to be thawed overnight.
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Chadwick Boseman
When I met Rachel Robinson for the first time, she is a regal woman, and she was like a grandmother in that first meeting.
3
Kris Carr
Every time I see a cardinal, I know my grandmother is with me. This regal, red bird was Grandma's favorite.
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James F. Cooper
A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
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Alex Shoumatoff
In 1990, my wife and I were married in her village in southwestern Uganda. The festivities went on for three days, and all the while a couple of dozen gray-crowned cranes, with regal bonnets of sun-shot yellow feathers, were pecking and padding around in the adjacent savanna.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REGAL»

Discover the use of regal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to regal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Walking a Golden Mile
Since joining the WWE in 2000 as a goodwill ambassador from Great Britain, William Regal has established himself as an up-and-coming Superstar.
William Regal, 2010
2
Defeating Dark Angels: Breaking Demonic Oppressions in the ...
This is the practical and spiritual help readers need to defeat dark angels in their own lives and to minister God’s freedom and healing to others. Demonic oppression is a reality, but it is not always the only problem.
Charles H. Kraft, 2011
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A Double Scotch: How Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Became ...
A Double Scotch tells the intertwined success stories of Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet—two Scotch whisky brands recognized the world-over for their unparalleled quality.
F. Paul Pacult, 2011
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The Regal Rules for Girls
Do you dream of moving to England, falling in love with a handsome British nobleman, and living happily ever after in his ancestral castle?
Jerramy Fine, 2012
5
Human Evolution: A Guide to the Debates
A fascinating and wide-ranging look at the controversies surrounding the search for the origins of the human species.
Brian Regal, 2004
6
Radio: The Life Story of a Technology
Tells the story of radio as two parallel parts--as a part of technology, and as part of culture.
Brian Regal, 2005
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The Regal Way: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of Ruzhin
This is a pioneering study of the nineteenth century Hasidic movement as shown through the life of one of the most controversial and influential Hasidic leaders, Rabbi Israel Friedman of Ruzhin (1796-1850).
David Assaf, 2002
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The regal image of Richard II and the Wilton Diptych
This handsome volume contains seventeen papers arising from a 1993 symposium at the National Gallery, examining questions of technique, imagery and artistic context.
Dillian Gordon, Lisa Monnas, Caroline Elam, 1997
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Regal Records Or A Chronicle of the Coronations of the ...
J.R. Planché. of the arms of Elizabeth, copied from a MS. in the Harleian Collection, Brit. Mus., marked 6096. It consists of three shields picturesquely disposed upon what may be termed a fourth, surrounded by the order of the Garter.
J.R. Planché, 1838
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Regal Weddings and Ruthless Tycoons Bundle
They're masters of their kingdoms, boardrooms...and bedrooms! Get four stories of irresistible royals and powerful tycoons in the Regal Weddings and Ruthless Tycoons Bundle.
Robyn Donald, Annie West, Daphne Clair, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REGAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term regal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Janice Filmon is Manitoba vice-regal
On the page that outlines the spouse biography of the vice-regal representative, Gary Filmon is touted as having had a "steady hand on the affairs of government ... «Brampton Guardian, Jun 15»
2
Regal to be Acquired by Revera and HCN for CAD$12.00 Per Share …
TORONTO, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. ("Regal") (TSX:RLC) announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement ... «Canada NewsWire, Jun 15»
3
Regal Says That It, Too, Faces Movie Booking Antitrust Probe
Regal Entertainment's SEC filing this afternoon reads a lot like the one AMC Entertainment made this morning about the Justice Department's investigation into ... «Deadline, Jun 15»
4
Crown suggests four-years behind bars ex-Quebec vice-regal Thibault
Prosecutor Marcel Guimont said the ex-Quebec vice-regal should also reimburse a ... expenses during her spell in the vice-regal post between 1997 and 2007. «CTV News, May 15»
5
Regal Entertainment Earnings Above Forecasts
Exhibition chain Regal Entertainment Group reported Thursday that fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled to $46.3 million, or 30 cents a share, on an 8% gain ... «Variety, Feb 15»
6
Emerson Electric Sells Power Business to Regal Beloit
The Emerson Electric Company announced on Monday that it would sell its power transmission business to the Regal Beloit Corporation for $1.4 billion in cash. «New York Times, Dec 14»
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'Star Wars' Trailer to Debut at 30 Theaters on Friday
Lucasfilm and Disney will premiere the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at 30 venues run Regal, AMC and Cinemark, rolling out an 88-second ... «Variety, Nov 14»
8
Caribbean dreaming aboard the Regal Princess
Now, as the “Love Boat” line launches its 50th anniversary year, the maiden Bahamas voyage of the Regal Princess was a star-studded ceremony in Florida. «Toronto Sun, Nov 14»
9
Regal Princess christening is a lifetime moment
The Zamojskis would have liked to have been at Port Everglades on Wednesday when Princess Cruises christened its newest ship, Regal Princess. Several of ... «Sun Sentinel, Nov 14»
10
Regal Entertainment Says It's Considering a Sale, Sending Shares Up
LOS ANGELES — The Regal Entertainment Group, which operates the country's largest theater chain, on Monday said it was exploring “strategic alternatives” ... «New York Times, Oct 14»

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