adjective la·dy·like \-ˌlīk\

: polite and quiet in a way that has traditionally been considered suited to a woman

Full Definition of LADYLIKE

:  becoming or suitable to a lady
:  resembling a lady in appearance or manners :  well-bred
a :  feeling or showing too much concern about elegance or propriety <ladylike embarrassment at not being the wife of a real doctor — Lewis Vogler>
b :  lacking in strength, force, or virility

Examples of LADYLIKE

  1. encouraging young women to be more ladylike

First Known Use of LADYLIKE



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