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Imperious

Refers to being dominant, domineering or haughty

Mar 25, 2013 17:36 IST
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Imperious: Adjective

Pronunciation: im-PEER-ee-uh’ s

Difficulty Level: Medium

Meaning: refers to being dominant, domineering or haughty

Usage/Example

1. The compere's imperious manner alienated the audience.

2. If he was to cast an imperious gaze at the Department of Trade and Industry he might note its failure to galvanise the regions of England in sharing proportionately in the nation's wealth.

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