A warm, grandmotherly presence in a traditional lappa dress, she has been practicing at least since the 1970s.
Marta's grandmotherly gaze fancied it detected a twist in the boy's neatly tied cravat.
He was said to have a grandmotherly appearance; that is why he received the former name.
There are tears in her voice—simple, old-womanish, grandmotherly tears.
She had put on her best company manner and grandmotherly speech.
Wasn't it too funny, the kind of grandmotherly view of their relation shown in their always being put together?
Might not he—related, yet free of grandmotherly tyranny—somehow be able to help?
Long rafters and short posts gave them a quaint, short-waisted, grandmotherly look.
She set her cob basket on the floor, put the stove lid over the roaring fire, and turned to Jack with grandmotherly delight.
Meantime, grandmotherly interference had better let it alone.