Definition of "knightly" [knight•ly]

  • (adjective) Of or pertaining to a knight or knights.
  • (adjective) Befitting a knight; formally courteous (as a knight); chivalrous, gallant and courtly.
  • (adverb) In the manner of a knight; chivalrously.

Use "knightly" in a sentence

  • "I agree about atonement but think that keira knightly is a bit of a terrible actress to be honest the remake of pride and prejudice was terrible to since when is Mr Collins the sexiest person in the film."
  • "May 16, 2006 12: 07 PM keira knightly is truely aweful."
  • "As this passed in the French language, the meaning escaped the understanding of such Imperialists as were within hearing at the time; and the Princess, who waited with some astonishment till the Crusader and the Varangian had finished their conference, when it was over, said to him with interest, "I trust you feel that poor man's situation to be too much at a distance from your own, to admit of your meeting him in what is termed knightly battle?""

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