wifely

[ wahyf-lee ]
/ ˈwaɪf li /

adjective, wife·li·er, wife·li·est.

of, like, or befitting a wife.

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Origin of wifely

before 900; Middle English wifly,Old English wīflīc.See wife, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM wifely

wife·li·ness, nounun·wife·ly, adjective
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