Having the power but not the rank or title of a king(adjective)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "quasi-royal" in a sentence
"His visits tended to be fast and formal, resembling a “quasi-royal procession,” and they inspired much scurrying about and nervous twitching throughout the theater."
"The desires for democracy and equality remain sincere, but the drive to be better than your neighbor, even quasi-royal, is primal."
"But it will take more effort than the provision of a quasi-royal ceremony, a speech by Queen Elizabeth and 50 registers of condolences to pacify a public which, at the very least, expects Diana's title of HRH to be posthumously restored."