Definition of inquisitor-general in US English:

inquisitor-general

noun

  • The head of the Spanish Inquisition.

    • ‘The command was too agreeable not to be obeyed and, from this time, the unrestricted power of appointment was in the hands of the inquisitor-general.’
    • ‘The film features the Spanish Inquisition as part of a plot in 1500 when the Grand Inquisitor threatens Queen Isabella's life.’

Pronunciation

inquisitor-general

/inˌkwizədərˈjen(ə)rəl/