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Stately meaning

stately - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Evincing state or dignity; lofty; majestic; grand; as, statelymanners; a stately gait.
  2. 2. Majestically; loftily.

stately - examples of usage

  1. She had a very stately and impressive bearing, as she stood there in the moonlight, and addressed him with a collected voice. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  2. I was now sensible of a long- drawn, stately, solemn kind of heaving motion in the schooner, which I put down to the rolling of the ice on which she rested; and this convinced me that the mass in whose hollow she had been fixed had broken away and was afloat and riding upon the swell that under- ran the billows. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  3. The eldest was a stately and handsome dame, but my eyes were naturally attracted by the younger. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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