wifely

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adjective wife·ly \ˈwī-flē\

Definition of wifely

  1. :  of, relating to, or befitting a wife

wifeliness

play \-flē-nəs\ noun

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of wifely

before 12th century


WIFELY Defined for English Language Learners

wifely

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adjective wife·ly \ˈwī-flē\

Definition of wifely for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or suitable for a wife


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