husbandly


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husbandly

(ˈhʌzbəndlɪ)
adj
relating to or befitting a husband
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.husbandly - befitting or characteristic of a husband
uxorial, wifelike, wifely - befitting or characteristic of a wife
2.husbandly - related to or suited to a husband; "assumed husbandly duties like mowing the lawn"
domestic - of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
References in classic literature ?
Clare came in, embraced his wife in true, orthodox, husbandly fashion, and then presented to her his cousin.
A year off is a fair request, and husbandly intervention on your behalf is a fair alternative if he wants you there.
After Andronico rejects Bilora's husbandly rights (Scene 8, par.
Common indigenous and Deshi white ducks are scatteredly distributed throughout Bangladesh that has been maintained by the farmers as family poultry under traditional husbandly practices (FAO, 2004).
Nabokov's choice of the word homunculus may strike one as archaic, but it echoes the opening pages of Tristram Shandy, in which an elaborate set of indirect allusions and convoluted hints combine into the story of the protagonist's conception: Walter Shandy performs two husbandly duties on the first Sunday of every month where he winds the household clock and has sex with his wife (Tristram Shandy 4 4-5).
Anne suffers not from an excess of husbandly devotion, the kind that results in gifts every Valentine's Day of outsized teddy bears, but from sternutation, an ostentatious word for sneezing.
3) While offering men the possibility of transforming their personal and political lives, this new husbandly code of honor, however, continued to deny women sexual agency and subjectivity.
They put to rest the dominant image of absolute sexual celibacy and husbandly devotion to overseas wives.
Not surprisingly, he was not free of other medical problems that were not helping him perform his husbandly duties: fatigue, anxiety, musculoskeletal pains, and migraines, in addition to craving sweets, alcohol and chocolate.
Sounds like you're not taking care of your husbandly duties.