meaning of brotherly

brotherly meaning in General Dictionary

Like a brother affectionately kindly

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  • Of or pertaining to brothers such as for instance is normal for brothers getting to brothers kind affectionate as brotherly love
  • like or characteristic of or befitting a brother
  • (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly fashion
  • Of or regarding brothers; particularly is natural for brothers; getting to brothers; type; affectionate; because, brotherly love.
  • Like a brother; affectionately; kindly.

brotherly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bro


brotherly meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or pertaining to brothers; such as for instance is normal for brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as, brotherly love.

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  • (adv.) Like a brother; affectionately; kindly.

Sentence Examples with the word brotherly

The meetings of the circles have no administrative character, but are mere brotherly conferences.

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