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1. soldierly

adjective. (of persons) befitting a warrior.

Synonyms

  • military
  • soldierlike
  • martial

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • unsoldierly
  • nonmilitary

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • soldier (English)
  • soudeour (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word soldierly


1. Adjective
Tomb guards must look "soldierly" in their uniforms and cannot be overweight, as they represent the U.S. Army and the country as a whole.

2. Adverb
They invoke fate, soldierly duty and heroism.

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