Definition of doctorly in English:

doctorly

adjective

See doctor

  • ‘Walk away under the guise of having urgent doctorly business to take care of instead of just admitting to total incompetence.’
  • ‘I took my hand and touched his chest, hoping he would think it was some type of doctorly thing instead of what it really was… checking out his body.’
  • ‘Just as the doctor extended his hands, protected by rubber gloves, to hold me up and do his doctorly deeds, my mother took her last breath, and slipped away from this world into the next.’
  • ‘‘I would like all of you children to go sit over on the swings while I take a look,’ I ordered in my most doctorly voice.’
  • ‘He appreciated his days off and the opportunity to appear less doctorly.’