Ladylike definition

lādē-līk
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Characteristic of a well-mannered woman or girl who adheres to traditional norms of propriety and femininity.
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Like, characteristic of, or suitable for a lady; refined; well-bred.
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Appropriate to such a woman or girl, as in being restrained or delicate.
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The definition of ladylike is behavior considered appropriate for a well-mannered female.

Crossing your legs gently at the ankles in a proper feminine way is an example of behavior that would be described as ladylike.

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Of or connected with the appearance or behaviour of a well-mannered woman.
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Origin of ladylike

  • lady +‎ -like

    From Wiktionary