Definition of husbandly in US English:



  • See husband

    • ‘Well, he did an about-face and went back and performed his husbandly duty of taking out the garbage.’
    • ‘She leaves their home, releasing him of all husbandly duties, and informing him that all the servants will do a better job of taking care of the house and children than she ever could.’
    • ‘Following the meal, elders from the groom's family spoke to the bride about wifely duties, and elders from the bride's family told the groom about husbandly responsibilities.’
    • ‘I told him it was his husbandly duty to go out with me sometimes, so I can show him off.’
    • ‘All his husbandly duties to her are absolved when she leaves.’