Definition of inquisitor-general in English:

inquisitor-general

Pronunciation /inˌkwizədərˈjen(ə)rəl/ /ɪnˌkwɪzədərˈdʒɛn(ə)rəl/

noun

  • The head of the Spanish Inquisition.

    ‘The film features the Spanish Inquisition as part of a plot in 1500 when the Grand Inquisitor threatens Queen Isabella's life.’
    ‘The command was too agreeable not to be obeyed and, from this time, the unrestricted power of appointment was in the hands of the inquisitor-general.’

Pronunciation

inquisitor-general

/inˌkwizədərˈjen(ə)rəl/ /ɪnˌkwɪzədərˈdʒɛn(ə)rəl/