pertaining to, befitting, or like a daughter.

Nearby words

  1. daughter cell,
  2. daughter cyst,
  3. daughter language,
  4. daughter star,
  5. daughter-in-law,
  6. daughters of the american revolution,
  7. dauk,
  8. daumier,
  9. daumier, honoré,
  10. dauncy

Origin of daughterly

First recorded in 1525–35; daughter + -ly

Related formsdaugh·ter·li·ness, nounun·daugh·ter·ly, adjective

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