Ladylike

La"dy*like`

(?), a. 1. Like a lady in appearance or manners; well-bred.
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She was ladylike, too, after the manner of the feminine gentility of those days.
Hawthorne.
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2. Becoming or suitable to a lady; as, ladylike manners. "With fingers ladylike." Warner.
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3. Delicate; tender; feeble; effeminate.
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Too ladylike a long fatigue to bear.
Dryden.
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