Domineer over, act arrogantly toward, as in After Mary was elected president, she tried to lord it over the other girls. [ Late 1500s ]
Also see: queen it
noun 1. a novel (1900) by Joseph Conrad.
- Lord justice of appeal
noun 1. an ordinary judge of the Court of Appeal
[lawrd-lis] /ˈlɔrd lɪs/ adjective 1. having no lord.
noun 1. British. the title of various high officials holding authority deputed from a sovereign. 2. (formerly) the viceroy in Ireland. noun 1. (in Britain) the representative of the Crown in a county 2. (formerly) the British viceroy in Ireland