Christly
Christly Christ"ly, a. Christlike. --H. Bushnell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Christly — [krīst′lē] adj. of Jesus Christ; Christlike Christliness n …   English World dictionary

  • Christly — Christliness, n. /kruyst lee/, adj. Christlike. [bef. 1000; OE cristlic (unrecorded in ME; mod. E Christly appar. a re formation on the model of GODLY, MANLY, etc.); see CHRIST, LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Christly — Christ ► NOUN ▪ the title given to Jesus. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to express irritation, dismay, or surprise. DERIVATIVES Christlike adjective Christly adjective. ORIGIN Greek Khristos anointed one , translating a Hebrew word meaning Messiah …   English terms dictionary

  • Christly — adjective see Christ I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Christly — n. in a Christian manner, in a Christlike manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • christly — christ·ly …   English syllables

  • Christly — /ˈkraɪstli/ (say kruystlee) adjective 1. of or relating to Christ. 2. Christlike. –Christliness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • christly — adjective resembling or showing the spirit of Christ • Syn: ↑christlike • Similar to: ↑christian • Derivationally related forms: ↑Christ …   Useful english dictionary

  • christlike — adjective resembling or showing the spirit of Christ • Syn: ↑christly • Similar to: ↑christian • Derivationally related forms: ↑Christ (for: ↑christly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christ — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Crist, from Old English, from Latin Christus, from Greek Christos, literally, anointed, from chriein Date: before 12th century 1. messiah 2. Jesus 3. an ideal type of humanity 4. Christian Science the ideal truth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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