Sentence Examples


  • She stared after him, still perplexed by the hug - a fatherly or brotherly demonstration of fondness?
  • Lately his actions were more fatherly than anything else.
  • A slight man with white hair, velvety green eyes, and a fatherly smile stood in the middle of the kitchen.
  • He gave a fatherly smile and approached her, holding his hand out, palm up.
  • Once more, in the doctrine of sin and redemption, the governing idea is God's fatherly purpose for His family.

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