WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
yeo•man•ly  (yōmən lē),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. of the condition or rank of a yeoman.
  2. pertaining to or befitting a yeoman;
    loyal, staunch, sturdy, etc.

  1. like or as befits a yeoman.
  • Middle English yemanly. See yeoman, -ly 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

yeomanly /ˈjəʊmənlɪ/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or like a yeoman
  2. having the virtues attributed to yeomen, such as staunchness, loyalty, and courage
  1. in a yeomanly manner, as in being brave, staunch, or loyal


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