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Kingly vs. Royal — What's the Difference?

Kingly vs. Royal — What's the Difference?

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Kingly

Having the status or rank of king.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Having the status of a king or queen or a member of their family
Contributors included members of the royal family
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

Of, like, or befitting a king; majestic and regal.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A member of the royal family
The royals are coming under the TV microscope
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

In a royal way; royally.
Apr 20, 2022
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Royal

Short for royal sail or royal mast
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

(not comparable) Of or belonging to a king or kings; exercised by a king.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Short for royal stag
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

Characteristic of kings, majestic, regal; as befits a king, in the manner of a king.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A paper size, 636 × 480 mm.
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

In a royal manner.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A system of change-ringing using ten bells.
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

Belonging to, suitable to, or becoming, a king; characteristic of, or resembling, a king; directed or administered by a king; monarchical; royal; sovereign; regal; august; noble; grand.
The kingliest kings are crowned with thorn.
Leave kingly backs to cope with kingly cares.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Of or relating to a monarch.
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

In a kingly or kinglike manner.
Low bowed the rest; he, kingly, did but nod.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Of the rank of a monarch.
Apr 20, 2022

Kingly

Having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king;
Symbolizing kingly power
The murder of his kingly guest
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Of, relating to, or in the service of a kingdom.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Issued or performed by a monarch
A royal warrant.
A royal visit.
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Royal

Founded, chartered, or authorized by a monarch
A royal society of musicians.
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Royal

Befitting royalty; stately
Royal treatment.
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Royal

Superior, as in size or quality.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Used as an intensive
"It would be a first-class royal mess" (Sam Nunn).
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(Informal) A member of a monarch's family
"Among the resort's distinguished visitors are Swedish and Spanish royals" (Alistair Scott).
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(Nautical) A sail set on the royalmast.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A paper size, 20 by 25 inches for printing, 19 by 24 inches for writing.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Of or relating to a monarch or their family.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Having the air or demeanour of a monarch; illustrious; magnanimous; of more than common size or excellence.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(nautical) In large sailing ships, of a mast right above the topgallant mast and its sails.
Royal mast;
Royal sail
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Free-for-all, especially involving multiple combatants.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(informal) Used as an intensifier.
A royal pain in the neck
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A royal person; a member of a royal family.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A standard size of printing paper, measuring 25 by 20 inches.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(paper) A standard size of writing paper, measuring 24 by 19 inches.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(dated) The Australian decimal currency intended to replace the pound in 1966; was changed to "dollar" before it was actually circulated.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Any of various lycaenid butterflies.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

The fourth tine of an antler's beam.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A stag with twelve points (six on each antler).
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

In large sailing ships, square sail over the topgallant sail.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

An old English gold coin, the rial.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(military) A small mortar.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(card games) In auction bridge, a royal spade.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A tuft of beard on the lower lip.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

(campanology) Bell changes rung on ten bells.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
How doth that royal merchant, good Antonio?
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A small mortar.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; - now called the Royal Scots.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

An old English coin. See Rial.
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

A royal spade.
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Royal

A sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch;
The royal party
The royal crest
By royal decree
A royal visit
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Established or chartered or authorized by royalty;
The Royal Society
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Being of the rank of a monarch;
Of royal ancestry
Princes of the blood royal
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;
Golden age of imperial splendor
Purple tyrant
Regal attire
Treated with royal acclaim
The royal carriage of a stag's head
Apr 20, 2022

Royal

Invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown;
The royal (or crowned) heads of Europe
Apr 20, 2022

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