Definition of Kaiser

1. Noun. The title of the Holy Roman Emperors or the emperors of Austria or of Germany until 1918.

Generic synonyms: Emperor
Specialized synonyms: Kaiser Bill, Kaiser Wilhelm, Wilhelm Ii



Definition of Kaiser

1. n. The ancient title of emperors of Germany assumed by King William of Prussia when crowned sovereign of the new German empire in 1871.

Definition of Kaiser

1. Proper noun. the German Emperor, often specifically Wilhelm II ¹

2. Noun. An emperor of a German-speaking country, particularly the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806), the Austrian Empire (1806-1918), and the German Empire (1871-1918). ¹

3. Noun. a person who exercises or tries to exercise absolute authority; autocrat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kaiser

1. an emperor [n -S] - See also: emperor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kaiser

Kahlua
KahlĂșa
Kahn
Kahoolawe
Kahoolawe Island
Kai
Kaiden
Kaila
Kailey
Kaimanawa horse
Kaimanawa horses
Kaindu
Kaingang
Kainozoic
Kaisariani
Kaiser
Kaiser Bill
Kaiser Wilhelm
Kaiser roll
Kaiser rolls
Kaiserling
Kaiserling's fixative
Kaissariani
Kaithi
Kaitij
Kaitlin
Kaitlyn
Kajkavian
Kakatoe
Kakatoe galerita

Literary usage of Kaiser

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Action by the JL Mott Iron Works against the kaiser Company and the First National Bank. From a judgment for plaintiff, defendants appeal. Affirmed. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"Since you cannot agree,' said the kaiser, ' and there are so many of you who claim (we having privately stirred-up several of you to the feat), ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"BOOK REVIEWS Impressions of the kaiser. By David Jayne Hill. New York: Harper and Brothers. $2.00, pp. 367. IF the scope of this work were not wider than ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"1610] that the kaiser himself become proprietor ? A Letter is yet extant, from the Aulic Council to their Vice-Chancel lor, who had been sent to negotiate ..."

5. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1906)
"This gentleman, however, wore a big beard, and the kaiser declined to accept his ... Moreover, it is interesting to note in this connection that the kaiser ..."

6. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"Henry's Son Johann is King of Bohemia; and Ludwig the Bavarian, with a Contested Election, is kaiser. Henry YEL having thus perished suddenly, ..."

7. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"Henry's Son Johann is King of Bohemia; and Lud- wig the Bavarian, with a Contested Election, is kaiser. Henry VII. having thus perished suddenly, ..."

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