unmaidenly

adjective un·maidenly \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of unmaidenly

:not maidenly
  • Whatsoever might be the faults of Kate Vavasor, an unmaidenly desire of catching a husband for herself was certainly not one of them.
  • —Anthony TrollopeCan You Forgive Her?1865

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Origin and Etymology of unmaidenly

1un- + maidenly


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