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Definition so fine, magnificent, or dignified as to be suitable for royalty; or belonging to a king or queen
  • She entered the room with regal dignity.
regal = suitable for royalty
  • Her regal attire is magnificent.
  • She was dressed in bright red from the top of her elaborate turban to the tips of her polished fingernails, and an air of regal self-assurance seemed to travel with her.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • regal = so fine, magnificent, or dignified as to be suitable for royalty
  • Then Evelyn emerges into the lobby, her posture regal, like a queen returning to her kingdom.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Viktor takes a bottle of Chivas Regal out of his overnight bag.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • By comparison, Prusias was tiny—a mere man in regal robes speaking to a subordinate that must have been a hundred feet tall.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • My hand moved clumsily among the crystal decanters in the dark and I chose the Jack Daniels for myself, the Chivas Regal for Mark.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • "But wasn't it Oliver Cromwell who had him executed?" she managed, trying to sound regal.
    Terry Pratchett  --  Nation
  • When he finished, Eragon stood before Garzhvog and knew the Urgal's bloodline was as regal as any prince's.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She sat down in a regal fashion in the chair opposite him.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • If he could have summoned music to his aid his existence might even now have been borne; for with Henchard music was of regal power.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Anyone who could have seen her in front of the mirror, in ecstasy over her own regal gestures, would have had reason to think that she was mad.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • GUIL: Well, we're nobody special ROS (regal and nasty): What's your game?
    Tom Stoppard  --  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
  • M.C. and I waited in the regal sitting-room for supper.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • I think he was drinking Chivas Regal.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • Clary saw Maryse Lightwood holding out her hand to a tall green-skinned faerie woman who was just as pale and regal as she was.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • The most regal green being the tea bush which is regal also in its symmetrical efficient planting.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • He sat up straight, expanded his broad chest, buttoned his checkered frock coat over his high-buttoned vest—and his white head was regal.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The third one was the Castle Room, for those of us who needed to feel regal while we chowed.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • A musical instrument called a regal stood on the table between them.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King

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