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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Befitting or characteristic of a young innocent girl.

Usage examples (34)
  • A maidenly blush
  • Adjective : a maidenly blush
  • Perhaps she had not that kind of maidenly shyness, sometimes called conventional propriety, sometimes described as 'mauvaise honte' which a woman of the world would have...
  • "Oh, mamma!" said Min, in an agony of maidenly shame. for more
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