daughterly

[ daw-ter-lee ]
/ ˈdɔ tər li /

adjective

pertaining to, befitting, or like a daughter.

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Origin of daughterly

First recorded in 1525–35; daughter + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM daughterly

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