Definition of sonly in English:

sonly

adjective

  • Like a son; characteristic of or appropriate to a son; filial. Also in extended use: characteristic or appropriate to a Christian man in relation to God.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From son + -ly.

Pronunciation

sonly

/ˈsʌnli/