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



BrE BrE//ˈbrʌðəli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrʌðərli//
[usually before noun] Relations
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showing feelings of affection and kindness that you would expect a brother to show brotherly love/advice He gave her a brotherly kiss on the cheek. See related entries: Relations
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brotherly