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English definition of “ladylike”

ladylike

adjective     /ˈleɪ.di.laɪk/ old-fashioned
graceful, polite, and behaving in a way that is socially acceptable for a woman: Well, it might not be ladylike but I'm going to pull my skirt up to get over this fence.Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men
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