ladify

transitive verb la·di·fy \ˈlādə̇ˌfī, -dēˌ-\
variants: or

ladyfy

\ˈlādə̇ˌfī, -dēˌ-\

Definition of ladify

-ed/-ing/-es

  1. 1 :  to make a lady of :  treat as a lady :  call by the title Lady

  2. 2 :  to make ladylike; especially :  to make suitable for a lady manners that had been carefully ladified ladified copies of a man's best briars — advertisement

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