(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to a Roman praetor

- praetorial powers

Similar word(s): praetorial, pretorial, pretorian

2. characteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality

- a large Praetorian bureaucracy filled with ambitious...and often sycophantic people makes work and makes trouble

Similar word(s): corrupt, pretorian


1. a member of the Praetorian Guard

Definition categories: person, bodyguard, escort