Meaning of “lord” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /lɔːd/

[ C, U ] (also Lord) a man of high social rank, or a title given to a man who has earned official respect, in the UK:

Lord Lichfield
The lords and ladies assembled in the hall.
the Lord

God or Christ

Good Lord! informal

something you say when you are surprised or angry:

Good Lord! Is that the time?
→ See also House of Lords

(Definition of “lord” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)