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Definition of "lording" []

  • Archaic Used as a form of address for a lord. (noun)
  • Obsolete A lordling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lording" in a sentence
  • "Yeah, nice to see Adobe's new "Orange Blue Contrast" Photoshop plug-in lording it over the Kraken poster"
  • "My perception is that democrats are power hungry despotic wannabees who are only interested in lording over others."
  • "The lesson is that whereas you are perfectly entitled to ask sharp questions and to insist on answers from the lawyer, you've got to stop short of being overbearing and just kind of lording it over a person because you're the judge and then the lawyer can't talk back to you."