matronly

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adjective ma·tron·ly \ˈmā-trən-lē\

Definition of matronly

  1. :  having the character of or suitable to a matron

Examples of matronly in a sentence

  1. She feared she was becoming a matronly old woman.

  2. She wore a matronly blue dress.

1630

First Known Use of matronly

1630


MATRONLY Defined for English Language Learners

matronly

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adjective ma·tron·ly \ˈmā-trən-lē\

Definition of matronly for English Language Learners

  • : like or suitable for an older married woman


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