Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like a brother; fraternal.

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Usage examples "brotherly":

  1. So I dispensed with your brotherly counsel, and here I am! - "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. 11 If we did not know half so much, and were more like children, and had but a brotherly mind and goodwill towards one another, and lived like children of one mother, and as branches of one tree, taking our Sap all from one Root, we should be far more holy than we are. - "Dialogues on the Supersensual Life", Jacob Behmen.
  3. He added that he should be obliged to send him to New York in the prize, and insured him a brotherly welcome at Bonnydale. - "A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat", Oliver Optic.