Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging to an author; authorial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Authorial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective In the manner of an author.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

author +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Sometimes I think readers would prefer if authors were more like their characters: swashbuckling, larger-than-life (if I keep munching on any more Fritos, my thighs may certainly achieve that goal), exuding a certain authorly je-ne-sais-quoi. more funny pictures

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • So, because anything which even remotely pertains to my authorly duties can be justified under the broad heading of Legitimate Work, I spent a smallish portion of yesterday putting together playlists for Solace & Grief and its sequel, The Key to Starveldt.

    2010 March 10 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.

    Fair Or Not, 'Freedom' Has Earned Its Accolades

  • You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.

    Fair Or Not, 'Freedom' Has Earned Its Accolades

  • You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.

    Fair Or Not, 'Freedom' Has Earned Its Accolades

  • So, because anything which even remotely pertains to my authorly duties can be justified under the broad heading of Legitimate Work, I spent a smallish portion of yesterday putting together playlists for Solace & Grief and its sequel, The Key to Starveldt.

    Playlist: Solace & Grief « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • It's in his own words - he was channelling the living spirit of the city around him, into familiar New York City characters, which translated its voice in a very authorly way.

    First Look: Scarlett Johansson and Samuel Jackson in Frank Miller's The Spirit « FirstShowing.net

  • You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.

    Fair Or Not, 'Freedom' Has Earned Its Accolades

  • So, because anything which even remotely pertains to my authorly duties can be justified under the broad heading of Legitimate Work, I spent a smallish portion of yesterday putting together playlists for Solace & Grief and its sequel, The Key to Starveldt.

    2010 March « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.

    Fair Or Not, 'Freedom' Has Earned Its Accolades

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