Part of speech:

Majestic; imposing.

Part of speech: adjective

Of high rank; venerable; eminent.

Part of speech: noun

The eighth month of the year, containing 31 days.

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Usage examples "august":

  1. Oh, what a feast it was to answer you by becoming more and more august, more and more gracious, more and more ancient and mellow! - "The Napoleon of Notting Hill", Gilbert K. Chesterton.
  2. That was one thing that made the Oakdale folks help get the hundred city poor children out to our country for a few weeks in August and the lovely time the children had made everyone wish to do bigger things this next summer. - "The Blue Birds' Winter Nest", Lillian Elizabeth Roy.
  3. We went into camp the first of August. - "A History of the Army Experience of William A. Canfield", William A. Canfield.