matronly definition

  • adjective:
    • when you look at the ability of a matron; providing as a housekeeper or mind nurse.
    • Exuding the authority, knowledge, energy, and cleverness of a professional girl.
    • obtaining the appearance of an adult lady, frequently of bigger actual stature and somewhat unkempt or dowdy.
    • Advanced in years; elderly.
    • Like, or befitting, a matron; grave; sedate.
    • befitting or characteristic of a totally mature woman
  • adverb:
    • In the manner of a matron.
  • others:
    • Like a matron; feature of or ideal to a matron; elderly; ripe in many years.
    • In a way becoming a matron.

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