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lordly

[ lawrd-lee ]
/ 藞l蓴rd li /
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adjective, lord路li路er, lord路li路est.
suitable for a lord, as trappings or ceremonies; grand or magnificent.
insolently imperious; haughty; arrogant; overbearing: lordly contempt.
of or relating to a lord.
having the character or attributes of a lord.
befitting a lord, as actions: lordly manners.
adverb
Also lord路li路ly. in the manner of a lord.
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Origin of lordly

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hl膩fordl墨c.See lord, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM lordly

lord路li路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lordly

lordly
/ (藞l蓴藧dl瑟) /

adjective -lier or -liest
haughty; arrogant; proud
of or befitting a lord
adverb
archaic in the manner of a lord

Derived forms of lordly

lordliness, noun
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