soldierly


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sol·dier·ly

 (sōl′jər-lē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or befitting a soldier.
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soldierly

(ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ)
adj
(Military) of or befitting a good soldier
ˈsoldierliness n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soldierly - (of persons) befitting a warriorsoldierly - (of persons) befitting a warrior; "a military bearing"
military - characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"
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soldierly

adjective
Relating to, characteristic of, or performed by troops:
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Translations

soldierly

[ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ] ADJmilitar
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soldierly

adjsoldatisch
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soldierly

[ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ] adj (behaviour, appearance) → da soldato
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References in classic literature ?
A soldierly compound of vanity, duty and the gambler's hope.
The bands conceived the idea of stirring her soldierly heart with a farewell which would remain in her memory always, beautiful and unfading, and bring back the past and its love for her whenever she should think of it; so they got their project placed before General Burnaby, my successor, who is Cathy's newest slave, and in spite of poverty of precedents they got his permission.
Your soldierly stride, your lordly port -- these will not do.
Now he excused himself for having been taken prisoner and now, imagining himself before his own officers, insisted on his soldierly discipline and zeal in the service.
"He should be recommended to follow a treatment of some sort," the soldierly voice of the active-looking man was heard advising earnestly from a distance.
When she went home, he walked with her to her own gate, shook hands cordially, and touched his hat as he marched back again, looking very stately and erect, like a handsome, soldierly old gentleman, as he was.
"Good day!" said the Scarecrow, gallantly removing his hat, while the Woodman gave a soldierly salute; "we have come to request an audience with your fair Ruler."
The figure of the man sat the figure of the horse, straight and soldierly, but with the repose of a Grecian god carted in the marble which limits the suggestion of activity.
But all the men, like good fellows as they were, rallied round their comrade's pretty wife, and paid her their court with soldierly gallantry.
There was something soldierly in his bearing, and he wore a jaunty cap and jacket.
Asked by Flambeau whether the soldierly person was the prince, the butler answered shortly in the negative; it was the prince's younger brother, Captain Stephen Saradine, he said.
He was like a soldierly automaton, or rather, like a magnificent marionette.