Definition of churchwardenly in English:

churchwardenly

adjective

  • Befitting a churchwarden; reminiscent or characteristic of a churchwarden; specifically staid, respectable.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Freeman's Journal. From churchwarden + -ly.

Pronunciation

churchwardenly

/ˈtʃəːtʃˌwɔːdnli/