Meaning of lordly

lord•ly

Pronunciation: (lôrd'lē), [key]
— adj., adv. -li•er, -li•est,
—adj.
  1. suitable for a lord, as trappings or ceremonies; grand or magnificent.
  2. insolently imperious; haughty; arrogant; overbearing: lordly contempt.
  3. of or pertaining to a lord.
  4. having the character or attributes of a lord.
  5. befitting a lord, as actions: lordly manners.
—adv.
  1. in the manner of a lord.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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