Definition Of lord

noun

act in a superior and domineering manner toward (someone).

We do not seek to be considered superior to heterosexuals and lord it over them.

confer the title of Lord upon.

Patronage from the leader of your party would be the way to get lorded .

someone or something having power, authority, or influence; a master or ruler.

lord of the sea

used in exclamations expressing surprise or worry, or for emphasis.

Lord, I'm cold!

Example Of lord

  • "No, my Lord Bishop," said Robin, taking his hat off and bowing politely, "no, my lord, you cannot go yet."

  • Lord Derby served as British Minister of War from 1916-18 during World War One.

  • lord of the sea

  • Cecilia had to hid a smile when she saw Kit straighten his shoulders and take a step forwards in his most lord-like manner.

  • Everyone will know the Gospel, and everyone will know The Lord .


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