wifelike

adverb
wife·​like | \ ˈwīf-ˌlīk How to pronounce wifelike (audio) \

Definition of wifelike

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in a wifely manner

wifelike

adjective

Definition of wifelike (Entry 2 of 2)

: wifely

First Known Use of wifelike

Adverb

1598, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Wifelike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wifelike. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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