Meaning of “ladylike” in the English Dictionary

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"ladylike" in British English

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ladylikeadjective

uk /ˈleɪ.di.laɪk/ us /ˈleɪ.di.laɪk/ old-fashioned

graceful, polite, and behaving in a way that is thought to be 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.
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(Definition of “ladylike” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ladylike" in American English

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ladylikeadjective

us /ˈleɪ·diˌlɑɪk/

suitable for a lady:

There are some things I won’t talk about because it’s not ladylike.

(Definition of “ladylike” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)