Example sentences for: imperious

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

  • 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.

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

  • In the mid 14th century, it was sirly `like a sir,' or `lordly, haughty, imperious, arrogant, supercilious.

  • 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.

  • Can't cook, can't sew, can't run a household, can't stand up to her imperious mom and husband, can't make small talk with celebrities or notables, can't run a Fortune 500 company.


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