Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: brotherly
IPA transcription: [bɹ'ʌðɚli]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: brotherly, brotherlike, fraternal
    Meaning: like or characteristic of or befitting a brother; "brotherly feelings"; "close fraternal ties"
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: brotherly
    Meaning: (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly manner
Usage examples
  • Everything was peaceful; everyone was full of friendship and brotherly love.
  • As soon as the speech was ended, his Majesty rose up and gave quite a brotherly welcome to the brilliant ambassadors.
  • The Committee's interview with Samuel was quite satisfactory, and they cheerfully accorded to him brotherly kindness and material aid at the same time.
  • There always existed such a feeling of brotherly love among the old trappers of the Rocky Mountains, that the hour of peril was never the hour for separation or desertion.
  • Does not the parliament consist of those very men who have ever opposed all war with Scotland, who have punished the authors of our oppressions, who have obtained us the redress of every grievance, and who, with many honorable expressions, have conferred on us an ample reward for our brotherly assistance?
  • To give Mrs. Mountjoy her due, it must be said that this had not entered into her consideration when she had written to her brother-in-law; but it was a burden to Sir Magnus, and had always tended to produce from him a reiteration of those invitations, which Mrs. Mountjoy had taken as an expression of brotherly love.