Meaning of COURTLY in English

adj. Function: adjective

marked by elaborate and often ceremonious courtesy FF1C; a courtly gentleman of the old school FF1E;

Synonyms: gallant, gracious, preux, stately; compare CIVIL 2

Related Words: august, dignified, imposing, lofty; prim, starchy, stiff, stilted, studied; ceremonious, conventional, formal; civilized

Contrasted Words: discourteous, ill-mannered, impolite, rude, uncivil, ungracious; boorish, coarse, gross, loutish, uncouth, vulgar

Antonyms: churlish

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