Part of speech: adjective

Brave; martial. soldier like.

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Usage examples "soldierly":

  1. To my surprise, he led me down to the lodge cottage, where the big, soldierly- looking fellow was enjoying his evening pipe in his neatly- kept little garden. - "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
  2. Pleasant it was, also, to hear two or three droll tales about his battery boys; the personal traits, propensities, and soldierly value of many named by name, and the composite character and temper that distinguished the battery as a command; this specific quality of each particular organic unit, fighting body, among their troops being as needful for commanders to know as what to count on in the individual man. - "Kincaid's Battery", George W. Cable.
  3. She saw him complete his task and wipe his brown moist face and stride toward her, coming nearer, tall and erect with something added to his soldierly bearing, with a light in his eyes she could no longer bear. - "The Call of the Canyon", Zane Grey.