Quakerly [kwey-ker-lee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- like a Quaker.
- in the manner of the Quakers.
A calm homeliness, a Quakerly simplicity runs all through it.
There was excellent dining up-stairs, with wines really worth drinking—all with a sort of Quakerly plainness, but solid comfort.
They therefore affect a quakerly plainness, or rather a cynical negligence and impurity, of style.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Chocolate manufacturers seemed to have a passion for imprinting their Quakerly names on every bit of stuff they sold.
She wore a simple silk gown, of a Quakerly gray, and she held a handkerchief folded square, as it had come from the laundress.
William Dean Howells