Kingly vs Imperial - What's the difference?

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Kingly is a related term of imperial.


As an adjective kingly

is majestic and regal.

As an adverb kingly

is in a royal manner.

As a proper noun imperial is

a city in california.

kingly

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) kyngly, from (etyl) *.

Adjective

(er)
  • Majestic and regal.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • * kingly magnificence
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • a kingly government
  • * Shakespeare
  • the kingly couch
  • * G. Massey
  • The kingliest kings are crowned with thorn.
  • * Cowper
  • Leave kingly' backs to cope with ' kingly cares.
    Derived terms
    * kingliness

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) kyngly, from (etyl) *.

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a royal manner.
  • imperial

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Related to an empire, emperor, or empress.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the imperial diadem of Rome
  • Relating to the British imperial system of measurement.
  • Very grand or fine.
  • Of special, superior, or unusual size or excellence.
  • Synonyms

    * imperial system * (humorous) old money

    Derived terms

    * Imperial City * imperially * imperial prince * imperial princess * imperialism * imperialist * imperiality * imperialities

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 6 liters of fluid, eight times the volume of a standard bottle.
  • (paper, printing) A printing-paper size measuring 30 inches x 22 inches.
  • Usage notes

    A Champagne or Burgundy wine bottle with this volume would be called a Methuselah. ----