imperious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “imperious” in the English Dictionary

"imperious" in British English

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imperiousadjective

uk   /ɪmˈpɪə.ri.əs/  us   /-ˈpɪr.i-/
unpleasantlyproud and ​expecting to be ​obeyed: an imperious ​manner/​voice She ​sent them away with an imperious ​wave of the ​hand.
imperiously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
imperiousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of imperious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"imperious" in American English

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imperiousadjective

 us   /ɪmˈpɪər·i·əs/ fml
with an ​attitude of ​authority and ​expectingobedience: She was a very imperious, ​arrogant woman.
(Definition of imperious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imperious”
in Spanish imperioso…
in Vietnamese hống hách…
in Malaysian memerintah…
in Thai วางอำนาจ…
in French impérieux…
in German herrisch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专横的,跋扈的…
in Turkish amirane, otoriter, hükmeden…
in Russian властный, повелительный…
in Indonesian angkuh…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專橫的,跋扈的…
in Polish władczy…
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