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Definition of "royalty" []

  • A person of royal rank or lineage. (noun)
  • Monarchs and their families considered as a group. (noun)
  • The lineage or rank of a monarch. (noun)
  • The power, status, or authority of a monarch. (noun)
  • Royal quality or bearing. (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 "royalty" in a sentence
  • "'And this,' he must have said to himself, 'is what they call royalty in the West!'"
  • "The king or equivalent royalty is not “the government”."
  • "Federal Farmer says: rpt: The king or equivalent royalty is not “the government”."