Antonyms for neighborly
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ney-ber-lee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈneɪ bər li|
Definition of neighborlyOrigin :
- 1550s, from neighbor (n.) + -ly (1). Earlier as an adverb (1520s), while an earlier adjective form was neighborlike (late 15c.). Related: Neighborliness, which ousted earlier neighborship (mid-15c.).
- adj friendly
- She included them both in a neighborly glance, and Dilly was very grateful.
- Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
- An' when I can't, folks are so neighborly they strike a light for me to see by.
- Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
- I can get politics and chat and neighborly conveniences from cheaper companions.
- Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- They can't object to your making a neighborly call, can they?
- Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- Our neighbors and friends in Mayberry were as kind and neighborly as ever.
- Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- We will go down with you, and I hope you will be neighborly while we are in the country.
- Extract from : « David Dunne » by Belle Kanaris Maniates
- “Bless me, you are neighborly,” exclaimed a voice in smooth, even tones.
- Extract from : « The Black Wolf Pack » by Dan Beard
- There was a great buzz of talk and laughter and neighborly greeting.
- Extract from : « Historic Boyhoods » by Rupert Sargent Holland
- There was a neighborly feeling about it all that warmed my heart.
- Extract from : « Have We No Rights? » by Mabel Williamson
- Presuming that he was coming to pay me a neighborly call, I arose to meet him.
- Extract from : « The House » by Eugene Field
Synonyms for neighborly
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