adjective \ˈsānt-lē\

: like a saint : very good and kind


Full Definition of SAINTLY

:  relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint :  holy
saint·li·ness noun

Examples of SAINTLY

  1. <a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying>

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Rhymes with SAINTLY


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