Soldierly vs Soldierlike - What's the difference?

soldierly | soldierlike | Synonyms |

Soldierly is a synonym of soldierlike.


As adjectives the difference between soldierly and soldierlike

is that soldierly is in the way of, or appropriate to, a soldier while soldierlike is resembling a soldier or some aspect of one.

soldierly

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • In the way of, or appropriate to, a soldier.
  • :His soldierly demeanor stood him good stead in civilian life when vicissitudes would assail him.
  • soldierlike

    English

    Adjective

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

    * soldierly