Maidenlike
Maidenlike \Maid"en*like`\, a. Like a maiden; modest; coy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • maidenlike — adjective Like a maiden; gentle, demure, etc. Syn: maidenly …   Wiktionary

  • maidenlike — maid·en·like || meɪdnlaɪk adj. of or typical of a maiden, like a maiden; modest; shy, bashful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maidenlike — adjective befitting or characteristic of a maiden a maidenly blush • Syn: ↑maidenly • Similar to: ↑feminine • Derivationally related forms: ↑maiden (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maidenly — Maid en*ly, adv. In a maidenlike manner. Maidenly demure. Skelton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unmaidenlike — adjective Not maidenlike. Syn: unmaidenly …   Wiktionary

  • maiden — n. 1 a archaic or poet. a girl; a young unmarried woman. b (attrib.) unmarried (maiden aunt). 2 Cricket = maiden over. 3 (attrib.) (of a female animal) unmated. 4 (often attrib.) a a horse that has never won a race. b a race open only to such… …   Useful english dictionary

  • maidenly — adjective befitting or characteristic of a maiden a maidenly blush • Syn: ↑maidenlike • Similar to: ↑feminine • Derivationally related forms: ↑maiden, ↑maidenliness …   Useful english dictionary

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