Definition of gubernatorial:
His Excellency clapped him graciously on the shoulder, the staff officials and the secretary reflected and passed on the gubernatorial warmth, the senator pressed cigars, and the newspaper people, whose habit was to lump all personages as frail humanity, went through their introductions like the good fellows that they were.- "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
We cannot refrain from expressing the hope that the Gubernatorial canvass will be conducted with a due regard to the character, and feelings of the distinguished individuals who are candidates for that office; and that the press of North Carolina will set an example in this respect, worthy of imitation and of praise.- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
There are all conceivable habits of composition, and they range from the slow elaboration of John Foster to the race- horse speed of our doughty Southern countryman, Henry A. Wise, whose prodigious gubernatorial compositions are still remembered by a suffering world.- "Methods of Authors", Hugo Erichsen.