OTHER WORDS FROM ladylikela·dy·like·ness, nounun·la·dy·like, adjective
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How to use ladylike in a sentence
She was ladylike but prone to cracking dirty jokes and carrying a flask of whiskey, like any good ski-town skid.
Meanwhile Kerrigan was untouchable—her refusal to address the controversy further served to highlight her ladylike demeanor.ESPN’s ‘The Price of Gold’ Revisits the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Scandal|Amy Zimmerman|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their style was unassuming: slender, structured, solid, and ladylike.
Fetching, gracious, ladylike, she has devoted her adult life to taking care of Mitt and the boys.When Good Wives Attack: Ann Romney’s Tricky Defense of Mitt|Michelle Cottle|September 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Kate topped off the ladylike look with a pair of black heels and a Whiteley hat.
She has smiling blue eyes behind square gray glasses and a ladylike grin that punctuates most of her encounters.Harper Lee’s Sister, Alice, Is 100, Still Practices Law, and Remembers Everything|Mary McDonagh Murphy|April 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There were plenty of ladylike things girls could do, she said, but did not give herself the trouble to specify.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
If a girl is not well trained in ladylike demeanor before arriving at the college age she is, of course, hopeless.Ruth Fielding At College|Alice B. Emerson
All her relations with life and society would be blameless, orthodox, ladylike and thoroughly English.
Who is it that improves men an' makes thim more ladylike, an' thin quits thim, but th' ladies?Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
She appeared to have put it by with a deprecating, ladylike smile—a plea of being too soft and bland for experience.The Tragic Muse|Henry James