headmasterly


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headmasterly

(ˌhɛdˈmæstəlɪ)
adj
(Education) typical of the duties and behaviour of a headmaster
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Especially when he's playing a headmasterly type in the early 20th century.
Presented in an almost headmasterly fashion by the programme's producer William G Stewart, this was hugely enjoyable because of that simplicity.
Descriptions of Richard Hill's management style as headmasterly are not unheard of in rugby circles, yet Ollie Frost might have provided the piece of evidence that cements his head coach's reputation - a homework diary.
Without the headmasterly presence of Clive Anderson to call a halt to the proceedings, some of the sketches and situations go on far too long, when the audience has long since lost interest.
Alastair himself appended his own headmasterly 'Come-to-my-study' comment with the scholarly observation: "My gripe is with your phrase 'a pub is just a place'.