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Lordly



[lawrd-lee] /ˈlɔrd li/

adjective, lordlier, lordliest.
1.
suitable for a lord, as trappings or ceremonies; grand or magnificent.
2.
insolently imperious; haughty; arrogant; overbearing:
lordly contempt.
3.
of or relating to a lord.
4.
having the character or attributes of a lord.
5.
befitting a lord, as actions:
lordly manners.
adverb
6.
Also, lordlily. in the manner of a lord.
/ˈlɔːdlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
haughty; arrogant; proud
2.
of or befitting a lord
adverb
3.
(archaic) in the manner of a lord
adj.

14c., from Old English hlafordlic “lordly, noble;” see lord (n.) + -ly (1). As an adverb from mid-14c.

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