Examples of motherly in a sentence
She took her motherly duties very seriously.
she showed a sweet motherly tenderness toward the tiny kitten she was taking care of
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of motherly
before 12th century
MOTHERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of motherly for English Language Learners
: of a mother : resembling a mother : showing the affection or concern of a mother
MOTHERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of motherly for Students
1 : of or characteristic of a mother motherly affection
2 : like a mother a motherly nurse
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