Adjective "kingly" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Associated with or typical of a king; regal.
  1. 'To get to the top of this ladder, New York's low-level jesters enter the freestyle circuit with playful puns about guns delivered in predictable monotones, with hopes of one day garnering kingly success.'
  2. 'The kingly or lordly attitude is one way: I make these wonderful objects and don't you come and mess about with them or misunderstand them.'
  3. 'Senior sources say the prince will adopt a more kingly style, representing the Queen on more foreign assignments.'


1. stately or splendid, as resembling, suggesting, or befitting a king; regal: He strode into the room with a kingly air.

2. pertaining or proper to a king: kingly power.

3. having the rank of king.

4. consisting of kings or others of royal rank: kingly personages. adverb

5. in the manner of a king; regally.

More examples(as adjective)

"rules can be kingly."

"governments can be kingly."

"faces can be kingly."

"virtues can be kingly."

"tombs can be kingly."

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