As adjectives the difference between knightly and unknightly
is that knightly
is of or pertaining to a knight or knights while unknightly
is not knightly; ungallant.
As an adverb knightly
is in the manner of a knight; chivalrously.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Of or pertaining to a knight or knights.
Befitting a knight; formally courteous (as a knight); chivalrous, gallant and courtly.
- For knightly jousts and fierce encounters fit.
- knightly combat
In the manner of a knight; chivalrously.
*:Syr said Palomydes ye shalle haue myn aduyse to be ageynst Kynge Arthur as to morne for on his party wille be syre Launcelot and many good knyghtes of his blood with hym / And the moo men of worship that they be / the more worship we shalle we wynne / That is full knyghtely spoken said sir Tristram / and ryght soo as ye counceile me / soo wille we doo