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synonyms for ladylike

  • genteel
  • feminine
  • courtly
  • cultured
  • decorous
  • elegant
  • modest
  • polite
  • proper
  • refined
  • respectable
  • well-bred
  • well-mannered
  • womanly
See also synonyms for: unladylike
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antonyms for ladylike

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  • coarse
  • unmannerly
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How to use ladylike in a sentence

She was ladylike but prone to cracking dirty jokes and carrying a flask of whiskey, like any good ski-town skid.
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There were plenty of ladylike things girls could do, she said, but did not give herself the trouble to specify.
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If a girl is not well trained in ladylike demeanor before arriving at the college age she is, of course, hopeless.
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All her relations with life and society would be blameless, orthodox, ladylike and thoroughly English.
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Who is it that improves men an' makes thim more ladylike, an' thin quits thim, but th' ladies?
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She appeared to have put it by with a deprecating, ladylike smile—a plea of being too soft and bland for experience.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
"If we were really ladylike persons we'd be afraid to go scurrying off here in the dark," observed Molly.
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As she spoke a youth of willowy figure, languishing dark eyes and ladylike manner drew near.
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The expression is Egerton's, and I'm sorry to say his expressions are not always ladylike, however telling they are!
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
She is very stately and ladylike, and in her younger days was very beautiful.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
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WORDS RELATED TO LADYLIKE

  • female
  • femalelike
  • ladylike
  • maternal
  • muliebral
  • womanish
  • womanly
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