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

 

saintly

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈseɪntli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪntli//
 
 
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like a saint; very holy and good to lead a saintly life He was a saintly but somewhat ineffective archbishop.
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