motherly

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈmʌðəli/

Adjective[change]

Positive
motherly

Comparative
more motherly

Superlative
most motherly

  1. (usually before the noun) If you act in a motherly way, you are caring and helpful, like a mother.
    She spoke in a soft motherly voice.

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