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Definition of Masterly

Masterly

  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.
  2. Imperious; domineering; arbitrary.
  3. With the skill of a master.

Masterly Quotations

Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Norman Vincent Peale

Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly.
Clifton Fadiman

Stravinsky is masterly: his harmony is conceived so precisely that it can only be the way it is.
Esa-Pekka Salonen
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Masterly Translations

masterly in German is meisterhaft

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