HyperDic: lordly

English > 2 senses of the word lordly:
ADJECTIVEalllordly, august, grandof or befitting a lord
alllordly, disdainful, haughty, imperious, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringhaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
English > lordly: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or befitting a lord.
Example"heir to a lordly fortune"
Synonymsaugust, grand
BroadernobleOf or belonging to or constituting / constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times
Spanishaugusto, señorial, señoril
Catalanaugust
NounsLorda titled peer of the realm
lordlinessformality in bearing and appearance
English > lordly: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.
Example "his lordly manners were offensive"
Synonymsdisdainful, haughty, imperious, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, desdeñoso, despectivo, imperioso, orgulloso, soberbio
Catalanarrogant, desdenyós, despectiu, imperiós, superb
Nounslordlinessoverbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

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