Definition of "imperiously" []

  • Domineering; arrogant; overbearing (adjective)
  • Urgent; imperative (adjective)
  • In an imperious manner. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "imperiously" in a sentence
  • "Therefore, 'Hey! boy,' she called imperiously, 'come and help me! quick!'"
  • ""Who is it?" he called imperiously, and took a half dozen rapid strides toward the foot of the staircase."
  • ""Don't you drive over them wickets!" she called imperiously, when Eben came up from the lot in his dingle cart."