Kingly definitions

kĭng'lē
The definition of kingly is a regal person or like a king.

An example of kingly is the way a lion behaves in the jungle.

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Having the status or rank of king.
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Of, like, or befitting a king; majestic and regal.
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In a royal way; royally.
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Of, like, or fit for a king or kings; royal; regal; noble.
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In a royal manner.
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Origin of kingly

From Middle English kyngly, from Old English *cyninglīċ (“kingly, royal”), equivalent to king +‎ -ly. Cognate with Dutch koninklijk (“kingly, royal”), German königlich (“kingly”), Swedish kunglig (“kingly”). Compare also Old English cynelīċ (“kingly, royal, public”).