- Of or relating to a praetor or the praetorship.
- Of or belonging to the Praetorian Guard.
- Venal; corruptible: "A large praetorian bureaucracy, filled with ambitious, possessive . . . and often sycophantic people, makes work and makes trouble” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)
- A praetor or ex-praetor.
- A member of the Praetorian Guard.