Kingly vs Kinglike - What's the difference?

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Kingly is a synonym of kinglike.


As adjectives the difference between kingly and kinglike

is that kingly is majestic and regal while kinglike is resembling a king or some aspect of one.

As an adverb kingly

is in a royal manner.

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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.
  • kinglike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a king or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * kingly

    Antonyms

    * unkinglike * unkingly