Example sentences for: imperious

How can you use “imperious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Like Louis B. Mayer, William Fox, and Jack Warner--the eastern European Jews who invented Hollywood--the Weinsteins are chutzpah personified, imperious and megalomaniac.

  • I wanted to learn more about his marriage and his relations with his imperious mother Laha (with whom he continued to spend much of his time after his marriage); with his unhappy, aloof, bisexual father Jay; and with his alcoholic brother, Richard, who committed suicide in 1926 after begging Whittaker to join him.

  • When Maurice questions Sarah's love while bombs drop nearby, she responds by screwing him harder, her bare breasts looming over him, imperious yet vulnerable as the plaster dust rains down.

  • As for Hillary's belated disagreement with her husband over the clemency, even her defenders--such as Capital Gang's Al Hunt--note that the move has only confirmed the stereotype of Hillary as tin-eared and imperious.

  • In an age in which agents and publicists once again monitor a star's movements as religiously as they did in the 1950s--when Rock Hudson was forced to marry his secretary to forestall rumors that he was gay--Courtney was an imperious and slightly unhinged anti-celebrity, physically incapable of keeping her mouth shut.


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