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Definition of "statelier" [statelier]

  • Comparative form of stately: more stately (adjective)

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Use "statelier" in a sentence
  • "Where the pinot noir was a young, sassy wine, the merlot was a little statelier -- dry and elegant, with more pronounced tannins and a smooth finish."
  • "The chief cow of the herd, who carries the bouquets and garlands, and leads the rest to the chalet, has not a statelier pace."
  • "Ryan finds herself wandering through the nicer part of the neighborhood, where the houses are a bit statelier, the yards well-groomed and endless, the driveways long and curving."