Ladylike

Definition of 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.
3.Delicate; tender; feeble; effeminate.
Too ladylike a long fatigue to bear.
- Dryden.

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