Variant of seemly
adjective seemlier, seemliest
- pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
- suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
Origin: Middle English semlich ; from Old Norse sœmiligr ; from sœmr, fitting ; from sœma: see seem
Archaic in a seemly manner; properly, fittingly, etc.
- seemliness noun