Brotherly vs Brotherlike - What's the difference?

brotherly | brotherlike | Synonyms |

Brotherly is a synonym of brotherlike.


As adjectives the difference between brotherly and brotherlike

is that brotherly is of or characteristic of brothers while brotherlike is resembling a brother or some aspect of one.

As an adverb brotherly

is in the manner of a brother, as a brother, as brothers.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

brotherly

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or characteristic of brothers.
  • brotherly love

    Adverb

    (head)
  • In the manner of a brother, as a brother, as brothers.
  • * 1907 , Jack London, The Iron Heel :
  • "What honest man, who is not insane, would take lost women and thieves into his house to dwell with him sisterly and brotherly ?"

    Anagrams

    * brothelry

    brotherlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a brother or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * brotherly * fraternal

    Antonyms

    * unbrotherlike * unbrotherly