Meaning of lese majesty
Pronunciation: (lēz), [key]
- a crime, esp. high treason, committed against the sovereign power.
- an offense that violates the dignity of a ruler.
- an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc., held sacred or revered by numbers of people: Her speech against Mother's Day was criticized as lese majesty.
- lese majesty (Thesaurus)