ladylike definition

  • adjective:
    • Characteristic of a female; well-bred.
    • right for or becoming to a lady. See Synonyms at female.
    • Unduly sensitive to issues of propriety or decorum.
    • Lacking virility or power.
    • Of or associated with the looks or behavior of a well-mannered girl.
    • Like a girl in appearance or ways; well-bred.
    • getting or appropriate to a female.
    • fragile; tender; feeble; effeminate.
    • befitting a lady of great breeding
  • others:
    • Like a female whatsoever; refined; well-bred: polite in way.
    • Applied to men, affected; effeminate.
    • Synonyms Womanly, etc. See feminine.

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