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wifelike

[wahyf-lahyk]
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adjective
  1. wifely.
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adverb
  1. in a manner befitting a wife.
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Origin of wifelike

First recorded in 1590–1600; wife + -like
Related formsun·wife·like, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Wifelike, she desired to worship him, and that he should know that she worshipped him.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

    Anthony Trollope