Example sentences for: imperious

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

  • There are economists who get into that kind of postmodernism (such as Deidre and Donald McCloskey--and some Marxists), but they do not include James Galbraith, Robert Kuttner, Robert Reich, Laura Tyson, etc., the targets of Krugman's imperious ire.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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