militarywise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

military +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

militarywise (not comparable)

  1. In the fashion of the military.
    • 1881, Charles Dickens (editor), All the Year Round (volume 27, page 437)
      ...a perfect Babel of voices accompanies the clatter of plates and knives and the tramp of the waiters as they march in, militarywise, in double file, with fresh dishes.
  2. In military terms.
    • 2002, Richard Polenberg, In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer: the security clearance hearing (page 187)
      It seemed to me we had a much better chance militarywise in perfecting our A-bomb weapons.