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maidenly Explained

maidenly at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj literary old-fashioned used to describe the behaviour of a girl or young woman who is shy about showing her body, talking about sex etc, especially in the past// --maidenly modesty//

maidenly at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "maidenly":
Platonic, abstinent, bachelorlike, beardless, boyish, boylike,
calflike, callow, celibate, childish, childlike, coltish,
continent, dewy, distaff, ever-new, evergreen, female, feminine,
firsthand, fledgling, fresh, gentlewomanlike, girlish, girllike,
green, gynecic, gynecoid, gynic, husbandless, immature, intact,
kiddish, kittenish, ladylike, little-girlish, maiden, matronal,
matronlike, matronly, muliebral, neoteric, nestling, new,
old-maidish, original, petticoat, pristine, puerile, puplike,
puppyish, puppylike, raw, sempervirent, single, sole, spinsterish,
spinsterlike, spinsterly, spouseless, unbeaten, undeveloped,
unfledged, unhandled, unmarried, untouched, untried, untrodden,
unused, unwed, unwedded, vernal, vestal, virgin, virginal,
womanish, womanlike, womanly, young

maidenly at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Woman): female, feminine, womanly, ladylike, matronly, maidenly, wifely, womanish, effeminate, unmanly.

Maidenly at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Maidenly \Maid"en*ly\, a.
Like a maid; suiting a maid; maiden-like; gentle, modest,

Must you be blushing ? . . . What a maidenly
man-at-arms are you become ! --Shak.

Maidenly \Maid"en*ly\, adv.
In a maidenlike manner. ``Maidenly demure.'' --Skelton.

maidenly at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : befitting or characteristic of a maiden; "a maidenly blush"
[syn: {maidenlike}]

maidenly at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » maiden|ly


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Of or pertaining to a maiden.
    1. Suitable for, or befitting a maiden.

      Related terms

      * maidenliness


      * medianly

    Translation: kn » maidenly
    Translation: te » maidenly
    Translation: vi » maidenly
    Translation: zh » maidenly