adjective, state·li·er, state·li·est.
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Origin of stately
OTHER WORDS FROM statelystate·li·ness, noun
Words nearby stately
Example sentences from the Web for stately
Elsi Campos, cleaning crew supervisor at Pew Charitable TrustThe glass stairwell in the stately Pew Charitable Trusts office building was always spotless.More than 10,000 people in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have died of covid-19|Rebecca Tan|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
The neighborhood is a mixture of stately mansions initially built by titans of the auto industry in the early 20th century, as well as a beautiful apartment district.Detroit : What to Know if You’re Moving to the Motor City|LGBTQ-Editor|November 24, 2020|No Straight News
This stately lamp set carries an air of dignity and will last for years to come.
The Financial Times hoped that its luxe lifestyle festival, situated in stately-home grounds in North London, would be a celebration of a return to normal.‘Lots of halo effects’: The Financial Times’ virtual lifestyle festival pivots focus to U.S., global audience|Lucinda Southern|August 14, 2020|Digiday
Andrew Borden, his two daughters, Lizzie and Emma, and his wife, Abby, lived in the stately abode at 92 Second Street.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is no shortage of fine hotels in Montreal and here too, the small and cool mix with the old and stately.
Forty-five years ago Runyon referred to Harold as "my good friend, the tall and stately columnist for the New York Mirror."The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sand has pushed through the stately houses in great waves, pouring through the doorways and filling the rooms.
Two hundred and forty miles west of Manhattan, in a stately red brick building perched atop a hill, the party monster waits.The Party Monster Lives For the Applause: Michael Alig’s Second Act|Caitlin Dickson|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And many a stately home did we see, fit for her "who spake such good thoughts natural."An American Four-In-Hand in Britain|Andrew Carnegie
On the edge of this forest I could see the stately ruins of a splendid country mansion.In the Field (1914-1915)|Marcel Dupont
In the middle of the Place de l'Étoile is erected a stately triumphal arch, 160 feet high, in memory of Napoleon's victories.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
A large, stately policeman stood guarding the gates to the street and the docks.
She wrapped her shawl about her stately head, smoothed back the fuzzy red-gold locks, and went out into the desolate winter night.A Girl of the People|L. T. Meade