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ladylike


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ladylike  \La"dy*like`\,  a. 
  1.  Like  a  lady  in  appearance  or  manners;  well-bred. 
 
  She  was  ladylike,  too  after  the  manner  of  the 
  feminine  gentility  of  those  days.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  2.  Becoming  or  suitable  to  a  lady;  as  ladylike  manners. 
  ``With  fingers  ladylike.''  --Warner. 
 
  3.  Delicate;  tender;  feeble;  effeminate. 
 
  Too  ladylike  a  long  fatigue  to  bear.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ladylike 
  adj  :  befitting  a  woman  of  good  breeding;  "ladylike  manners" 




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