Examples from the Web for grandmotherly
A warm, grandmotherly presence in a traditional lappa dress, she has been practicing at least since the 1970s.How a GOP Win Could Spell the End of Reproductive Health for Global Women|Michelle Goldberg|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Meantime, grandmotherly interference had better let it alone.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
He was said to have a grandmotherly appearance; that is why he received the former name.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
There are tears in her voice—simple, old-womanish, grandmotherly tears.The Old House and Other Tales|Feodor Sologub
He could no longer recall anything to mind in the presence of this grandmotherly face.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
By this we mean motherly and grandmotherly affection, devotion to her family, and enthusiasm for all that is beautiful and noble.