royally


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roy·al

 (roi′əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a monarch.
2. Of the rank of a monarch.
3. Of, relating to, or in the service of a kingdom.
4. Issued or performed by a monarch: a royal warrant; a royal visit.
5. Founded, chartered, or authorized by a monarch: a royal society of musicians.
6. Befitting royalty; stately: royal treatment.
7.
a. Superior, as in size or quality.
b. Used as an intensive: "It would be a first-class royal mess" (Sam Nunn).
n.
1. Informal A member of a monarch's family: "Among the resort's distinguished visitors are Swedish and Spanish royals" (Alistair Scott).
2. Nautical A sail set on the royalmast.
3. A paper size, 20 by 25 inches for printing, 19 by 24 inches for writing.
Idiom:
the royal road
A way or method that presents no difficulties: the royal road to success.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rēgālis, from rēx, rēg-, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

roy′al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.royally - in a royal manner; "they were royally treated"
Translations
مُلوكيّا
královsky
kongeligt
erittäinhyvinkuninkaallisestitodella
királyhoz illõen
konunglega
muhteşem bir şekilde

royally

[ˈrɔɪəlɪ] ADV (fig) → magníficamente, espléndidamente

royally

[ˈrɔɪəli] adv
[treat, receive, welcome] → royalement
to get royally drunk → prendre une bonne cuiteRoyal Mail n (British) the Royal Mail le service postal britanniqueRoyal Marines npl (British) the Royal Marines → l'infanterie f de marineRoyal Navy n (British) the Royal Navy → la marine nationaleRoyal Shakespeare Company [ˌrɔɪəlˈʃeɪkspɪərkʌmpəni] n (British) the Royal Shakespeare Company troupe de théâtre spécialisée dans le répertoire shakespearien

royally

adv
königlich; (right) royally (fig: = lavishly) → fürstlich, königlich
(inf: = totally) to get royally drunksich total besaufen (inf); you have messed up royallyda hast du totalen Scheiß gebaut (inf)

royally

[ˈrɔɪəlɪ] advda re

royal

(ˈroiəl) adjective
1. of, concerning etc a king, queen etc. the royal family; His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
2. magnificent. a royal feast.
ˈroyally adverb
ˈroyalist noun
a person who supports a king or queen. The republicans fought the royalists.
ˈroyaltyplural ˈroyalties noun
1. a payment made to a writer, recording artist etc for every book, record etc sold.
2. the state of being royal, or royal people in general. The commands of royalty must be obeyed.
royal blue
(of) a bright, darkish blue. a royal-blue dress.
References in classic literature ?
My lord cardinal, besides, can endow his niece royally, nay, more than royally.
Chaka dropped the little spear handled with the red wood and looked round, and so royally that the princes, his brothers, grew afraid and shrank away from him.
He raged royally and fought royally, leaping to the attack, after being knocked over twice by open-handed blows under his ear.
Outside the family John had early attached himself (much as a dog may follow a marquis) to the steps of Alan Houston, a lad about a year older than himself, idle, a trifle wild, the heir to a good estate which was still in the hands of a rigorous trustee, and so royally content with himself that he took John's devotion as a thing of course.
The Wilcoxes were not lacking in affection; they had it royally, but they did not know how to use it.
To be sure, he had no other; and, besides (as he said), it belonged to a king and so behoved to be royally looked after.
It was royal idea--that storm--and royally carried out.
And they feasted royally and clinked each other's cups until the sun had ceased to print the pattern of the leaves upon the forest carpet.
So, then, Gaetano," said Franz, "this is, then, all reality; there exists a man who has received me in this island, entertained me right royally, and his departed while I was asleep?
The third cook, crowned with a resplendent tin basin and wrapped royally in a table-cloth mottled with grease-spots and coffee stains, and bearing a sceptre that looked strangely like a belaying-pin, walked upon a dilapidated carpet and perched himself on the capstan, careless of the flying spray; his tarred and weather-beaten Chamberlains, Dukes and Lord High Admirals surrounded him, arrayed in all the pomp that spare tarpaulins and remnants of old sails could furnish.
On Sunday mornings she feasted royally on veal chops and pineapple fritters at "Billy's" restaurant, at a cost of twenty-five cents--and tipped the waitress ten cents.
He is living more royally than any man for'ard, though he does not know it.