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kingly

king·ly

kingly

pronunciation:
kIng li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: kinglier, kingliest
definition 1: having the authority and rank of a king.
synonyms:
monarchical, regal, royal
similar words:
imperial, palatine, sovereign
definition 2: befitting a king; majestic.
synonyms:
august, majestic, regal
similar words:
glorious, grand, imperial, magnificent, noble, palatine, royal, splendid
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: kinglier, kingliest
definition: in the fashion of a king.
synonyms:
augustly, monarchically, regally, royally
similar words:
grandly, sovereignly
derivation: kingliness (n.)
Word Parts
The word kingly contains the following part:
-ly2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means like; every (when attached to times)
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The suffix -ly2attaches primarily to native English nouns to form adjectives.