Definition of motherly adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    motherly

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmʌðərli//
     
     
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  1. 1having the qualities of a good mother; typical of a mother synonym maternal
  2. 2 motherly love She was a kind, motherly woman.
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