masterly definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or showing the knowledge or skill of a master. See Usage Note at masterful.
    • that is executed in how of 1 that is a master; acutely competently.
    • appropriate to, or characteristic of, a master; indicating comprehensive understanding or superior ability and energy; showing a master's hand
    • Imperious; domineering; arbitrary.
    • having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
  • adverb:
    • because of the skill of a master.
    • In a masterful way; competently.
    • with all the ability of a master.
  • others:
    • Pertaining to or attribute of a master; characteristic of one that is master of their art or subject.
    • Acting like a master; imperious; domineering; masterful.
    • In a masterly manner; using ability or capability of a master.

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