soldierly

[ sohl-jer-lee ]
/ ˈsoʊl dʒər li /

adjective

of, like, or befitting a soldier.

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Origin of soldierly

First recorded in 1570–80; soldier + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM soldierly

sol·dier·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soldierly

soldierly
/ (ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ) /

adjective

of or befitting a good soldier

Derived forms of soldierly

soldierliness, noun
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