Definition of porterly in US English:

porterly

adjective

rare
  • Relating to or characteristic of a porter; (derogatory) uncouth, vulgar, rude.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From porter + -ly. With use as adverb compare -ly.

Pronunciation

porterly

/ˈpɔːtəli/