Synonyms for motherly
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOTHERLY
The landlady looked at him in a motherly way and shook her head.
But Alice was supposed to be a widow; and Alice was so meek, so docile, so motherly.
She looked at Good Indian afterward, studying his face with motherly solicitude.
I came down and threw myself, repentant and wretched, into her motherly arms.
"Sweetheart, you mustn't fret," she soothed, in motherly fashion.
She removed his clothes too, bullying him in a motherly way.
Madame Raquin had formed quite a motherly affection for him.
Moreover, she communicated her tidings with all sorts of motherly precautions.
Lulla's beloved nurse is a motherly woman, older than most of our workers.
She looked so sweet and motherly that I let her do so, and as we walked along we talked.