HyperDic: courtly

English > 1 sense of the word courtly:
ADJECTIVEallcourtly, formal, statelyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
courtly > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > courtly: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningrefined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court.
Example"a courtly gentleman"
Synonymsformal, stately
BroaderdignifiedHaving or expressing dignity
Spanishelegante, formal, solemne
Nounscourtthe residence of a sovereign or nobleman
courtthe sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state / state
courtthe family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
courtlinesselegance suggestive of a royal court

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