lèse majesté

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

lèse majesté (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of lese majesty.
    • Insulting the monarch is a serious offence in Thailand, one of the few countries that retains the crime of lèse majesté. - The world at a glance: Bangkok Jail threat over insult, The Week, Issue 605, page 9.