suitable for a lord, as trappings or ceremonies; grand or magnificent.
insolently imperious; haughty; arrogant; overbearing: lordly contempt.
of or pertaining to a lord.
having the character or attributes of a lord.
befitting a lord, as actions: lordly manners.
Also, lordlily. in the manner of a lord.
Origin: before 1000; Middle English; Old English hlāfordlīc. Related forms
1. majestic, regal, dignified, noble, lofty. 2. domineering.