Part of speech: adjective

Like or suitable to a lady; gentle; delicate.

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Usage examples "ladylike":

  1. But she was tired, and I suppose it would have been ladylike for me to be, only I was much too excited. - "Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water", Lowell, Orson.
  2. But when I'm not pleased I'm not too ladylike to say so. - "The Inca of Perusalem", George Bernard Shaw.
  3. She's nice and ladylike, and willing- in fact, most anxious to please. - "The Grain Of Dust A Novel", David Graham Phillips.