Definition of Porterly

1. like a porter [adv]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porterly

portentously
portentousness
portents
porteous
porter
porter's beer
porterage
porterages
portered
porteress
porteresses
porterhouse
porterhouse steak
porterhouses
portering
porterly (current term)
porters
portess
portesse
portesses
portfire
portfires
portfolio
portfolios
porthole
portholed
portholelike
portholes
porthors
porthos

Literary usage of Porterly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1897)
"... want of Good Sense, are forc'd too often to fill up their Discourse, and maintain a Conversation, in the porterly Language of Swearing and Obscenity. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1857)
"Notwithstanding we wanted an example to encourage us in our porterly rudeness, we ordered them to light the wax-candle, ..."

3. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"Notwithstanding we wanted an example to encourage us in our porterly rudeness, we ordered them to light the wax candle, ..."

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