Wednesday, September 29, 2010

word of the Week #116 - regnant

regnant - [REG-nuhnt] - adjective

Definition:
1. Prevalent; widespread.
2. Reigning; ruling (usually used following the noun it modifies): a queen regnant.
3. Exercising authority, rule, or influence.

Usage:
She fixed them with a no-nonsense stare. "Listen up, children. I am the mother regnant here, so you have to do it because I say so!"

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