Definitions for ladylikeˈleɪ diˌlaɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•dy•likeˈleɪ diˌlaɪk(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or befitting a lady; well-bred; proper.

Origin of ladylike:

1580–90

la′dy•like`ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ladylike(adj)

    befitting a woman of good breeding

    "ladylike manners"

Wiktionary

  1. ladylike(Adjective)

    of or connected with the appearance or behaviour of a well-mannered woman

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ladylike(adj)

    like a lady in appearance or manners; well-bred

  2. Ladylike(adj)

    becoming or suitable to a lady; as, ladylike manners

  3. Ladylike(adj)

    delicate; tender; feeble; effeminate


Translations for ladylike

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ladylike(adjective)

like a lady in manners

She is too ladylike to swear.

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