Definitions

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  • adj. Like a lion; fierce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a lion; fierce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a lion; fierce.

Etymologies

lion +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A haircut later this month will divest you of more than just your lionly mane.

    Your Horoscope for the Summer of 2008 « XUP

  • Upon these interjections, placable flicks of the lionly tail addressed to Britannia the Ruler, who expected him in some mildish way to lash terga cauda in retiring, Sir Willoughby Patterne passed from a land of alien manners; and ever after he spoke of America respectfully and pensively, with a tail tucked in, as it were.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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