Definition of kingly
1 : having royal rank
2 : of, relating to, or befitting a king
3 : monarchical
Examples of kingly in a Sentence
a symbol of kingly authority
They paid a kingly price for their new house.
Recent Examples of kingly from the Web
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First Known Use of kingly
KINGLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kingly for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a king
: typical of or suited for a king
KINGLY Defined for Kids
Definition of kingly for Students
1 : suited to a king a kingly feast
2 : of a king kingly power
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