Definition of lordly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    lordly

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈlɔːdli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːrdli//
     
     
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  1. 1behaving in a way that suggests that you think you are better than other people synonym haughty He dismissed us with a lordly gesture.
  2. 2large and impressive; suitable for a lord synonym imposing a lordly mansion
  3. Word Origin Old English hlāfordlic (see lord, -ly).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lordly