courtliest courtliest


  • (adj) refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court



  1. He is the most reticent of directors -- where the book ogles, the film discreetly observes -- and, here, the courtliest of stars.
  2. Gottfried von Cramm, who put Budge out in the semi-finals that year, greeted the Queen with the courtliest bow of the dav.
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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /