brotherly brotherly  /b ˈrə ðər li/


  1. (adj) like or characteristic of or befitting a brother
  2. (adv) (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly manner



  1. Moreover, he had had an hour's visit with Stalin, who was in a big-brotherly mood.
  2. But the reality of Moscow's recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as self-governing states independent of Georgia is far messier than mere brotherly support.
  3. Saddam Hussein apparently got the best of the brotherly arrangement.


  1. Communities Across Philadelphia Celebrate Father’s Day

    Communities across the city of "brotherly love" showed affection for dads this Father's Day Weekend.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  2. Travel: 5 free things to do in Philly

    The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots, but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  3. Brotherly Game Live: First Episode At 8 pm ET Tonight

    The Brotherly Game is proud to announce that tonight will be the opening show of " Brotherly Game Live ." The weekly (or more often) radio show is hosted through Blog Talk Radio, which recently partnered with SB Nation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source:


  1. "We had very good talks that were friendly and brotherly. ...... We have mutual understandings and views in all fields, and both sides plan to improve relations as much as possible," Ahmadinejad said in a joint news conference with Talabani at...
    on Mar 2, 2006 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: 940 News

  2. "We have always respected the sovereignty of Iraq, which is a friendly and brotherly country to us," Cicek said. "But the reality that everyone knows is that this terrorist organization, which has bases in the north of Iraq, is attacking the...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Cemil Cicek Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Owen has a tremendous sense of humor and he's very mischievous," Brody told the news conference. "I would say it was a brotherly thing."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Adrien Brody Source: Washington Post

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