friarly

[frahy-er-lee]
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adjective

of or relating to friars.
like a friar.

Origin of friarly

First recorded in 1540–50; friar + -ly
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Historical Examples of friarly

  • We will supply you an omelette and piquette, and send you back sobered and friarly—to Caen for Paris at sunset.'