Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: lord  lord
  1. A person who has general authority over others
    - overlord, master
Verb: lord  lord
  1. Make a lord of someone
  2. Domineer or act like a lord
Noun: Lord
  1. Term referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    - Godhead, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah
  2. A titled peer of the realm
    - noble, nobleman
Interjection: Lord
Usage: informal
  1. Used to express surprise
    "Lord, it was only a dollar last time I was here!";
    - Christ [informal], Christmas [informal], crikey [Brit, informal], cripes [informal], cor [Brit, informal], crumbs [Brit, informal], gosh [informal], golly [informal], by George [informal], by Jove [informal], blimey [Brit, informal], gorblimey [Brit, informal], cor blimey [Brit, informal], my [informal], holy cow [informal], holy mackerel [informal], holy smoke [informal], holy moley [informal], holy moly [informal], fancy [Brit, informal], good grief [informal], goodness [informal], goodness me [informal], Gordon Bennett [informal], gracious [informal], gracious me [informal], fancy that [informal], gawd [informal], god, my word, oh, O, ah, oh boy [informal], jeez [informal], geez [informal], strewth [Brit, informal], struth [Brit, informal], yikes [informal], I'll be blowed [Brit, informal], blow me [Brit, informal], Holy-dooly [Austral, informal], heck [informal], blooming heck [Brit, informal], jeepers [informal], jeepers creepers [informal], Lordy [informal], marry [archaic], well I never [informal], heavens [informal], good heavens [informal], my goodness [informal], Jesus [informal], bejesus [N. Amer, informal], od [archaic]

Sounds like:

Derived forms: lorded, Lords, lording, lords

Type of: ennoble, entitle, gentle [archaic], God, male aristocrat, ruler, Supreme Being

Antonym: peeress [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Lord, Paul