Ladylike in a sentence

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Definition of Ladylike

  • Like a lady in appearance or manners; well-bred.
  • Becoming or suitable to a lady; as, ladylike manners.
  • Delicate; tender; feeble; effeminate.

How to use ladylike in a sentence. Ladylike pronunciation.

Really, Louise, that kind of talk isn't at all ladylike.
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There'll be a club-room, like at headquarters, and we shall want some one ladylike to sit there and answer questions.
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Now she glanced at herself, at her faultlessly neat and ladylike traveling suit.
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Oh, well," said Satan, "it's not exactly _wrong_, of course; but then it isn't very modest or ladylike; and, besides, it is unnecessary.
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Her mother had fallen under the influence of Presbury-her mother, woman-like, or rather, ladylike, was of kin to the helpless, flabby things that float in the sea and attach themselves to whatever they happen to lodge against.
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She revealed no such sign, but remained "ladylike"; and certainly, so the general reasoned, a woman who could thus resist him, even in the license of the formal engagement, would resist anybody.
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Men are very, very awful, in some ways, to a nice woman-with refined, ladylike instincts.
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Yet there it was-nor need she have been ashamed of a feeling that is instilled into women of her class from babyhood as part of their ladylike education.
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He liked the ladylike, "nice" pretenses, of women of the right sort-liked them when they fooled him, liked them when they only half fooled him.
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And clearly and simply, with no concealments through fear of disturbing his high ideal of her ladylike delicacy, she told him the story.
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That isn't ladylike, but-I've dropped out of the lady class.
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But now it has become a very ladylike art.
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Chicken Little answered in a most ladylike small voice.
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And certainly Freda had behaved very ladylike, held her own with Mrs. Eppingwell besides.
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But a very ladylike person, and exceedingly well-informed," Mueller looked at me gravely, and filled his glass again.
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But the sisters, even in their painful quandary, could not help noticing what a nice, quiet, ladylike girl Lily Holl was.
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And though Lily was perfectly ladylike, in Constance's opinion she lacked backbone, or grit, or independence of spirit.
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Turning upon him a face whose perfect Hellenic details he remembered, she slowly dragged a gentleman from under the wheels into the light, and presented him with ladylike dignity as her husband, Major-General Camperdown, an American. "Ah," said Lothaw carelessly, "I believe I have some land there.
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Then all I can say is, Mrs. Mumford'-the speaker rose with heavy dignity-'that you're not behaving in a very ladylike way.
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Having thus disposed of Parson John, she indulged some ladylike wailings on the singular costume of the three Miss Chillinglys.
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Examples of Ladylike

Example #1
What a pity you went home.
Example #2
And I never dreamt of marrying Mr. Cobb.
Example #3
You wouldn't be likely to see any one that knows you, and you'd get a good deal of fun out of it.
Example #4
I think I can find you something.
Example #5
She could get a full view of it in an opposite mirror, and it was becoming, from the dainty vail which fluttered over her hat, to the shining tip of her walking boots; and she gave a complacent little sigh, as she said to herself: "I don't see but I look as much like a traveler as any of them.
Example #6
Sadie had made various little trips in company with school friends to adjoining towns, after school books, or music, or to attend a concert, or for pure fun; but, though Ester had spent her eighteen years of life in a town which had long been an "Express Station," yet want of time, or of money, or of inclination to take the bits of journeys which alone were within her reach, had kept her at home.