soldierlike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj soldierlike (of persons) befitting a warrior "a military bearing"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Soldierlike Like a soldier; soldierly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • soldierlike Soldierly.
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Usage

In literature:

Get you into order, my hearts, and form yourselves around the ladies soldierlike and firmly.
"The Talisman" by Sir Walter Scott
You look too soldierlike, too Prussian for me as you are.
"Minna von Barnhelm" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
The story was told the Commissioner with soldierlike brevity by Superintendent Crozier.
"The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail" by Ralph Connor
She could not sit there under his very picture looking down on her, manly, and kind, and soldierlike.
"M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."" by G.J. Whyte-Melville
We had the Constabulary troops, too, as escort, a well set-up, well-turned-out and soldierlike body.
"The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga" by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
He braced himself, soldierlike, to the inevitable.
"The Testing of Diana Mallory" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Nothing could be steadier; nothing could be more soldierlike than their bearing.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
The whole attitude was soldierlike.
"Man to Man" by Jackson Gregory
The men were in fine form and presented a splendid soldierlike appearance.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
He is a fine soldierlike man, broad-shouldered and tall.
"Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863" by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
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