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headmasterly (ˌhɛdˈmæstəlɪ Pronunciation for headmasterly



  1. typical of the duties and behaviour of a headmaster

Example Sentences Including 'headmasterly'

A glint in those headmasterly eyes suggests that this is a moment of Square irony.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
He was widely expected to adopt a headmasterly tone and to castigate the province's politicians for their intransi gence.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
`Toni," he said in a headmasterly voice, `stop being a baby.
Low, Ona Murky Shallows


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