lese majesty (leez maj-<<schwa>>s-tee). [Law French “injured majesty”] 1. A crime against the state, esp. against the ruler. — Also termed laesa majestas; crimen laesae majestatis; crimen majestatis. See crimen majestatis under CRIMEN; TREASON. 2. An attack on a custom or traditional belief. — Also spelled lèse-majesté; lèse majesty; leze majesty.

[Blacks Law 8th]