Definition of companionly in English:

companionly

adjective

rare
  • Characteristic of or befitting a companion, friendly; characterized by companionship.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas D'Urfey (?1653–1723), playwright and writer. From companion + -ly, after e.g. friendly.

Pronunciation

companionly

/kəmˈpanjənli/