What does lordly mean?

Definitions for lordly
ˈlɔrd lilord·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. august, grand, lordlyadjective

    of or befitting a lord

    "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage"

  2. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringadjective

    having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

    "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

Wiktionary

  1. lordlyadverb

    In the manner of a lord. Showing command or nobility.

  2. lordlyadjective

    of or relating to a lord.

    Show us your lordly might, demonstrate that you can order people and get them to obey.

  3. lordlyadjective

    Appropriate for, or suitable to, a lord.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lordly

    suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord; resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified; honorable

  2. Lordly

    proud; haughty; imperious; insolent

  3. Lordlyadverb

    in a lordly manner

How to pronounce lordly?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lordly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lordly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lordly in a Sentence

  1. Edwin Markham:

    And when he fell in whirlwind, he went downAs when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.

  2. Hindu Poetess:

    The dull-hued turkey apes the gait Of lordly peacock, richly plumed; And thus the poetaster shows When he would fain his verse recite.

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