Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like a lord; imperlous; arrogant.

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Usage examples "lordly":

  1. Rarely from them came any lordly gifts to learning and the Universities, while from the honourably poor ministers such gifts could not come. - "John Knox and the Reformation", Andrew Lang.
  2. How he envied yon handsome fellow, with his lordly airs, the life he had led and the gold he had spent! - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  3. Such an one could give himself lordly airs- the loan of him was an act of special friendship- profitable always to the personage lent. - "Dishes & Beverages of the Old South", Martha McCulloch Williams.