AskDefine | Define wifely

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wifely \Wife"ly\, a. [AS. w[imac]flic.] Becoming or life; of or pertaining to a wife. "Wifely patience." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] With all the tenderness of wifely love. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wifely adj : of or befitting or characteristic of a wife [syn: wifelike, uxorial] [ant: husbandly]

English

Adjective

wifely
  1. of, befitting, pertaining to, or characteristic of a wife
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