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    lordly

    lordly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lordly

    Definition
    (adj) of or befitting a lord
    Synonyms : august , grand
    Example Sentence
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
    Definition
    (adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    Example Sentence
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual
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