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Meaning of WIFELY

Pronunciation:  'wIflee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or befitting or characteristic of a wife
 

WIFELY is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: uxorial, wifelike
 
 Antonyms: husbandly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wife"ly\, a. [AS. w[=i]flic.]
Becoming or life; of or pertaining to a wife. ``Wifely
patience.'' --Chaucer.

      With all the tenderness of wifely love.  --Dryden.

 

 

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