As adjectives the difference between soldierlike and martial
is that soldierlike
is resembling a soldier or some aspect of one while martial
is of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike.
Resembling a soldier or some aspect of one.
Of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike.
Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms or military life.
(comparable) Characteristic of or befitting a warrior; having a military bearing; soldierly, soldierlike, warriorlike.
(medicine, chemistry, obsolete) Relating to, or containing, iron; chalybeate.
- But peaceful kings, o'er martial people set, / Each other's poise and counterbalance are.
- martial preparations
- martial flowers: a reddish crystalline salt of iron
* court martial
* martial art
* martial law