Auntly vs Auntlike - What's the difference?

auntly | auntlike | Synonyms |

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.

auntly

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Of, like, or characteristic of an aunt.
  • Her auntly behavior always made me blush.
  • *2001 , Mary Evans, Feminism :
  • The legacy Martineau offers to Eliot is auntly in the terms of my definition, because it is simultaneously gratuitous and enabling.
  • *2012 , Josh Ritter, Bright's Passage :
  • 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.

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In the manner of an aunt.
  • auntlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling an aunt or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * auntly

    Anagrams

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