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Meaning of MASTERLY

Pronunciation:  'masturlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance"
 

MASTERLY is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: consummate, masterful, skilled, virtuoso(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mas"ter*ly\, a.
    1. Suitable to, or characteristic of, a master; indicating
       thorough knowledge or superior skill and power; showing a
       master's hand; as, a masterly design; a masterly
       performance; a masterly policy. ``A wise and masterly
       inactivity.'' --Sir J. Mackintosh.
    
    2. Imperious; domineering; arbitrary.
    
    
  2. \Mas"ter*ly\, adv.
    With the skill of a master.
    
          Thou dost speak masterly.                --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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