Sentence Examples with the word matronly

In Greek art, Demeter is made to resemble Hera, only more matronly and of milder expression; her form is broader and fuller.

Dean asked, drawing a smile from the matronly jailer.

In early Ionian times she seems to have been represented as a natural matronly figure, sometimes accompanied by a child, and to have been a more typically Hellenic goddess than she became in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.