Definition of Lordly. Meaning of Lordly. Synonyms of Lordly
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Definition of Lordly
Lordly Lordly Lord"ly, a. [Compar. Lordlier; superl. Lordliest.]
[Lord + -ly. Cf. Lordlike.]
1. Suitable for a lord; of or pertaining to a lord;
resembling a lord; hence, grand; noble; dignified;
She brought forth butter in a lordly dish. --Judges
Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them.
The maidens gathered strength and grace And
presence, lordlier than before. --Tennyson.
2. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
Lords are lordliest in their wine. --Milton.
Syn: Imperious; haughty; overbearing; tyrannical; despotic;
domineering; arrogant. See Imperious.