Meaning of seemly

seem•ly

Pronunciation: (sēm'lē), [key]
— adj., adv. -li•er, -li•est,
—adj.
  1. fitting or becoming with respect to propriety or good taste; decent; decorous: Your outburst of rage was hardly seemly.
  2. suitable or appropriate; fitting: a seemly gesture.
  3. of pleasing appearance; handsome.
—adv.
  1. in a seemly manner; fittingly; becomingly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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