Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characteristic of or suitable to a creature, often specifically a non-human animal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Creatural; characteristic of a creature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a created or dependent being; having the character and limitations of a creature.

Etymologies

creature +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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  • Solomon was the grand master of all creaturely being
    in sublime necromancy, the rule and road of seeing
    —Charles Williams, 'The Last Voyage', in Taliessin Through Logres

    March 22, 2009