soldierly

[ sohl-jer-lee ]
/ ˈsoʊl dʒər li /

adjective

of, like, or befitting a soldier.

Nearby words

  1. soldier settlement,
  2. soldier's heart,
  3. soldier's medal,
  4. soldierfish,
  5. soldiering,
  6. soldiers' home,
  7. soldiery,
  8. soldo,
  9. sole,
  10. sole custody

Origin of soldierly

First recorded in 1570–80; soldier + -ly

Related formssol·dier·li·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for soldierly

soldierly

/ (ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ) /

adjective

of or befitting a good soldier
Derived Formssoldierliness, noun

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