Definitions

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  • adj. Befitting a captain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or befitting a captain.

Etymologies

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captain +‎ -ly

Examples

  • He's not busy playing well, so he has time to do the "captainly" duties.

    St. Louis Game Time

  • The captain of the good ship _Karamojo_ is Lena Fang, who in an age of potent artificial intelligences and near immortality, desperately craves captainly achievement and fame.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • She supposed Becker's remark was compounded of embarrassment and the sense of captainly importance he assumed with his fancy uniform.

    Acorna's Rebels

  • (notes) to keep the shiner because it makes him look more captainly?

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

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