Wifely - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwaɪfli|  American pronunciation of the word wifely
Brit.  |ˈwaɪfli|  British pronunciation of the word wifely

adjective

- befitting or characteristic of a wife (syn: uxorial, wifelike)

Examples

A wifely wife, a motherly mother, and above all, a lady.

...a husband who apparently doesn't know that the days of wifely compliancy are over...

Word forms

adjective
comparative: wifelier
superlative: wifeliest
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