Appropriate for or typical of a well-bred, decorous woman or girl: it wasn’t ladylike to be too interested in men
More example sentences
- Not normally being a ladylike or dressing-up kind of gal, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and as we girlies all know, blokes are transformed by a suit and bow tie!
- He deserves someone who is ladylike and can hold her tongue and knows how to behave around people of high standing.
- Last night, he pondered about the feelings he had for Melanie, and realized he fell in love with that stupid, smart, funny, overwhelming, easygoing and pouty ladylike weird girl.