lordly definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or characteristic of a lord.
    • really dignified and noble: a lordly and charitable enterprise.
    • Pretentiously conceited and overbearing.
    • of or concerning a lord.
    • befitting, or suitable to, a lord.
    • appropriate a lord; of or related to a lord; resembling a lord; thus, grand; noble; dignified; honorable.
    • Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
    • having or showing conceited superiority to and disdain of these one views as unworthy
    • of or befitting a lord
  • adverb:
    • In a dignified, noble fashion befitting or feature of a lord.
    • In a pretentiously arrogant and overbearing manner.
    • In the manner of a lord. Showing command or nobility.
    • In a lordly manner.
  • others:
    • associated with the personality or top-notch a lord; having high or noble position; noble; aristocratic.
    • regarding or befitting a lord; characteristic of lordship; large or grand in scale, dimensions, or degree.
    • Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
    • Synonyms Domineering, overbearing, lofty.
    • in how of a lord; for this reason, proudly; imperiously; despotically.

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