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.

 

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