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matronly

adjective ma·tron·ly \ˈmā-trən-lē\

: like or suitable for an older married woman

Full Definition of MATRONLY

:  having the character of or suitable to a matron
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Examples of MATRONLY

  1. She feared she was becoming a matronly old woman.
  2. She wore a matronly blue dress.

First Known Use of MATRONLY

1630

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