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courtly

court·ly

courtly

 
pronunciation:
kort li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: courtlier, courtliest
definition 1: refined and elegant in behavior and manner.
antonyms:
churlish, uncouth
similar words:
elegant
definition 2: having qualities suited to life in a monarch's or noble's court.
antonyms:
churlish
similar words:
chivalrous
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part of speech: adverb
inflections: courtlier, courtliest
definition: in a courtly fashion.
derivation: courtliness (n.)