wifelike

1 of 2

adverb

wife·​like ˈwīf-ˌlīk How to pronounce wifelike (audio)
: in a wifely manner

wifelike

2 of 2

adjective

: wifely

Word History

First Known Use

Adverb

1598, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1587, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wifelike was in 1587

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Cite this Entry

“Wifelike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wifelike. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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