Auntly is a synonym of auntlike.
As adjectives the difference between auntly and auntlike
is that auntly
is of, like, or characteristic of an aunt while auntlike
is resembling an aunt or some aspect of one.
As an adverb auntly
is in the manner of an aunt.
Of, like, or characteristic of an aunt.
*2001 , Mary Evans, Feminism :
- Her auntly behavior always made me blush.
*2012 , Josh Ritter, Bright's Passage :
- The legacy Martineau offers to Eliot is auntly in the terms of my definition, because it is simultaneously gratuitous and enabling.
- He watched the auntly lady twist the ends of the diaper so that the whole assemblage seemed to wrap itself around his boy like magic.
In the manner of an aunt.
Resembling an aunt or some aspect of one.