What does motherly mean?

Definitions for motherly
ˈmʌð ər limoth·er·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word motherly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. motherly(adverb)

    befitting a mother; warm and nurturing

  2. maternally, motherly(adverb)

    in a maternal manner; as a mother

    "she loved her students almost maternally"


  1. motherly(Adjective)

    Befitting a mother, warm, caring, nurturing, protective, loving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Motherly(adj)

    of or pertaining to a mother; like, or suitable for, a mother; tender; maternal; as, motherly authority, love, or care

  2. Motherly(adverb)

    in a manner of a mother

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motherly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motherly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of motherly in a Sentence

  1. Adam Scott:

    The dad's role is really blurring with the mom's role, you see hipster dads and it's almost like it's a masculine thing to do to take on what used to be thought of as motherly duties.

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