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Definition of "courtlier" []

  • Comparative form of courtly: more courtly (adjective)

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Use "courtlier" in a sentence
  • "Lansbury, who made her Broadway debut 46 years ago as a corrupt small-town mayor in another Stephen Sondheim musical, the ill-fated "Anyone Can Whistle," assays a supporting role in "Night Music," as an old lady lamenting the passing of a courtlier age."
  • "He replied, with the style and capitalization of a courtlier and fussier age:"
  • "Hoping to change their fortunes, the French switched political horses last year, discharging the Socialists and installing conservatives led by Edouard Balladur, the scion of a courtlier France."