ladylike ladylike  /ˈleɪ di ˌlaɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) befitting a woman of good breeding

Usage(s):

  • Uber-trendy Botkier makes one with a chain, while Anya Hindmarch and Salvatore Ferragamo offer more traditional, ladylike silhouettes.

News

  1. Letter: Michelle Obama acted like bully with heckler

    Judi Stanish writes that the first lady's response was embarrassing and un-ladylike.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gloucester County Times

  2. Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson Honored At The Women of Excellence Awards

    Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson was honored over the weekend by The LadyLike Foundation with a Women of Excellence Award.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

  3. Monday Snaps: Cookie Johnson, Laura Govan & Shaun Robinson

    *Over the weekend, a few of Hollywood’s A-listers attended the LadyLike Foundation’s annual “Women of Excellence Awards” awards, an event acknowledging women who exhibit excellence in their respective professional sectors and philanthropy. Hosted by philanthropist and actress Holly Robinson Peete, awards were presented to Cookie Johnson (wife of Magic Johnson; philanthropist, child advocate and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. "You know, I absolutely love trench coats," Williams said. "Now I have a wonderful white coat I can wear on the court and also in New York for those rainy days. ...... It's ladylike and goes perfect with my personality. It's very light. It's...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Serena Williams Source: ESPN

  2. "She knows what she wants and lets you know it but in such a ladylike way," Lewis told the audience.
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Ramsey Lewis Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Generally, you had sort of archetypes: female stars that were sex symbols like Marilyn Monroe and female stars that were ladylike like Audrey Hepburn. Deborah Kerr could do both," Basinger told The Times a few years ago. "She could play a...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Jeanine Basinger Source: Newsday

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