Words nearby motherly
OTHER WORDS FROM motherlymoth·er·li·ness, nounun·moth·er·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for motherly
Inevitably, poor Kate is getting binders full of advice and motherly reminiscence.Hyperemesis Gravidarum: What’s Ailing Kate Middleton|Kent Sepkowitz|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Diana did love him in a motherly way,” said a friend of the singer.Diana Ross ‘Has No Intention of Taking’ Michael Jackson’s Kids|Allison Samuels|August 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nonetheless, she saw years earlier that her eldest daughter had the motherly itch.
The mother's mood may be read at a glance: she is showing in one of a thousand tender ways her motherly affection for her child.The Madonna in Art|Estelle M. Hurll
Georgina Hogarth, however, was sweet-tempered and of a motherly disposition.
My motherly love to all such young ones as may be around you.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
She took, she said, such a motherly interest in young men, especially in clergymen.The Way of All Flesh|Samuel Butler
Persis could not resist a motherly question: "Is this an ideal trysting-place, do you think?"What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes