Definition of emperor-like in US English:

emperor-like

adjective

  • Characteristic of or befitting an emperor; resembling (that of) an emperor.

adverb

  • In the manner of an emperor.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Laurence Tomson (1539–1608), administrator. From emperor + -like.

Pronunciation

emperor-like

/ˈɛmp(ə)rəlʌɪk/