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king·ly

 (kĭng′lē)
adj. king·li·er, king·li·est
1. Having the status or rank of king.
2. Of, like, or befitting a king; majestic and regal.
adv.
In a royal way; royally.

king′li·ness n.

kingly

(ˈkɪŋlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. appropriate to a king; majestic
2. royal
adv
poetic or archaic in a manner appropriate to a king
ˈkingliness n

king•ly

(ˈkɪŋ li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est,
adv. adj.
1. pertaining to, suggesting, or befitting a king; regal.
2. having the rank of king.
adv.
3. in the manner of a king; regally.
[1350–1400]
king′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.kingly - having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king; "symbolizing kingly power"; "the murder of his kingly guest"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"

kingly

adjective royal, imperial, sovereign, regal, monarchical waving his arms in a kingly manner
Translations
مُلوكي
kongelig
konunglegur
krala lâyık/ait

kingly

[ˈkɪŋlɪ] ADJ [manner, presence, splendour] → regio; [gift] → digno de un rey

kingly

[ˈkɪŋli] adjroyal(e)

kingly

kingly

[ˈkɪŋlɪ] adj (virtues, bearing) → regale; (palace) → reale

king

(kiŋ) noun
1. a male ruler of a nation, who inherits his position by right of birth. He became king when his father died; King Charles III.
2. the playing-card with the picture of a king. I have two cards – the ten of spades and the king of diamonds.
3. the most important piece in chess.
ˈkingdom noun
1. a state having a king (or queen) as its head. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; He rules over a large kingdom.
2. any of the three great divisions of natural objects. the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms.
ˈkingly adjective
of, relating to, or suitable for a king. kingly robes; a kingly feast.
ˈkingliness noun
ˈkingfisher noun
a type of bird with brilliant blue feathers which feeds on fish.
ˈking-size(d) adjective
of a large size; larger than normal. a king-size(d) bed; king-size cigarettes.
References in classic literature ?
The King of the West never intrudes upon the recognised dominion of his kingly brother.
our brother of the West has fallen into the mood of kingly melancholy.
In his kingly way he has taken but little account of lives sacrificed to his impulsive policy; he is a king with a double-edged sword bared in his right hand.
And the worst of it was that there was no ransom that we could pay to satisfy his avidity; for whatever evil is wrought by the raiding East Wind, it is done only to spite his kingly brother of the West.
but the society of many families, which was first instituted for their lasting, mutual advantage, is called a village, and a village is most naturally composed of the descendants of one family, whom some persons call homogalaktes, the children and the children's children thereof: for which reason cities were originally governed by kings, as the barbarian states now are, which are composed of those who had before submitted to kingly government; for every family is governed by the elder, as are the branches thereof, on account of their relationship thereunto, which is what Homer says, "Each one ruled his wife and child;" and in this scattered manner they formerly lived.
No rays from the holy heaven come down On the long night-time of that town; But light from out the lurid sea Streams up the turrets silently - Gleams up the pinnacles far and free - Up domes - up spires - up kingly halls - Up fanes - up Babylon-like walls - Up shadowy long-forgotten bowers Of scultured ivy and stone flowers - Up many and many a marvellous shrine Whose wreathed friezes intertwine The viol, the violet, and the vine.
With all England he knew the utter contempt in which Henry held the terms of the Magna Charta which he so often violated along with his kingly oath to maintain it.
Thou who, in all Thy mighty, earthly marchings, ever cullest Thy selectest champions from the kingly commons; bear me out in it, O God!
Yet thy kingly father leaves him languishing long and lingering hours.
Over the course of a decade and the administration of two mayors the forest has been scalped, slaughtered of its kingly treasures in living green.
Treasury, its Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has also identified two Taiwan-linked entities in the new sanctions list -- Taiwan-based Pro-Gain Group Corporation and Taiwan and Marshall Islands-based Kingly Won International Co.
Among the very important historic items that Leon Gallery will bid out during its annual yearend Kingly Treasures auction on Dec.