- in the manner of a king; regally.
Origin of kingly
Synonyms for kingly
Antonyms for kingly
Examples from the Web for kingliness
Historical Examples of kingliness
Royalty, or kingliness, over life, restraining and glorifying.Ariadne Florentina
There's a kingliness, Marcella—not only about you, but about me too.Captivity
M. Leonora Eyles
Mr. Holloway's Theseus was wanting in kingliness, and his hunting scene was perhaps the worst thing in the play.
Truly he had not the vast strength and stature of Norway's king, but Alfred's was the kingliness of wisdom and statecraft.King Alfred's Viking
Charles W. Whistler
From this community of feeling comes a kingliness of character; and he who is king-like goes on to be heaven-like.Tao Teh King
- appropriate to a king; majestic
- poetic, or archaic in a manner appropriate to a king