Definition of daughterly in US English:



  • See daughter

    • ‘When I get there I'll have to play the bubbly life and soul / daughterly duet thing with my dad.’
    • ‘As part of her daughterly duties, Romola assists her father by keeping the books on the shelves in exactly the same places they have occupied for years.’
    • ‘I want you to get well, and then maybe we can spend some mother and daughterly times together, like before, remember?’
    • ‘Weekends flash by with nothing more than a stroll on one of the hills surrounding Cheltenham; holiday walks are constrained by daughterly reluctance.’
    • ‘Veda begins to show a more-than daughterly interest in Beragon herself and an affair begins that Mildred soon becomes aware of.’