Definition of ladylike:
- courteous (part of speech: adjective)
womanly (part of speech: adverb)
- study at female
- noble (part of speech: adjective)
On such nights as these the colonel would come to her, in a more or less intoxicated condition, when the guests were gone, and reproach her mildly for not being " ladylike" enough; then, when she tried to defend herself, he would kiss her tears away and throw himself beside her on the bed.- "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
- "Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor", William Somerset Maugham.
- "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.