adjective, seem·li·er, seem·li·est.
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Origin of seemly
OTHER WORDS FROM seemlyseem·li·ness, noun
Words nearby seemly
Example sentences from the Web for seemly
But when she reached the courtyard she was surprised to find they had not paused, as surely would have been seemly.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The thick white hair was arranged in seemly order, and his hands lay upon the coverlet as if he had finished something.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
She had only put a little powder on her hair and drawn its curling richness into a seemly knot.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Thou hast already made of thyself a more seemly looking maid; still better things may come ere long.Maid Sally|Harriet A. Cheever
But this particular difference of view was a delicate matter, not seemly for a daughter to mention.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins