Loading...

American Dictionary of the English Language

Dictionary Search

Magisterial


MAGISTE'RIAL, adjective [See Magistrate.] Pertaining to a master; such as suits a master; authoritative.

1. Proud; lofty; arrogant; imperious; domineering.

Pretenses go a great way with men that take fair words and magisterial looks for current payment.

2. In chimistry, pertaining to magistery, which see.