Definition of 'motherly'
Example sentences containing 'motherly'
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Where were her motherly instincts to love and protect her young daughter? The Sun (2009)Her motherly instincts took over and she tried to save her life. The Sun (2012)Is there anything better than a piece of motherly advice? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Luckily, there is a motherly woman on hand who takes me to the ladies and gives me tissues. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I didn't have that kind of motherly emotion at that point. The Sun (2009)We do turn to each other if we have problems, and I try not to be too motherly with my advice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'motherly'
Used Occasionally. motherly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'motherly'
British English: motherly ADJECTIVE
Motherly feelings or actions are like those of a kind mother.
It was an incredible display of motherly love and forgiveness.
Definition of motherly from the Collins English Dictionary
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