Definitions

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a niece.

Etymologies

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From niece +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • Not very niecely behaviour, Nora fumed, watching Blake jerk his head back and catch the wandering fingers in his free hand.

    Mistress For A Weekend

  • Not very niecely behaviour, Nora fumed, watching Blake jerk his head back and catch the wandering fingers in his free hand.

    Mistress for a Weekend

  • I had set out to offer Uncle Peter a cup of niecely affection, and I had got a good, stiff bracer to arouse me in return.

    The Tinder-Box

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