Resembling a butler or some aspect of one.

Gaping at them from the open doorway, wonderfully respectable and butlerlike in swallow-tails, stood his father.

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  • butler — butlerlike, adj. butlership, n. /but leuhr/, n. 1. the chief male servant of a household, usually in charge of serving food, the care of silverware, etc. 2. a male servant having charge of the wines and liquors. [1250 1300; ME buteler < AF… …   Universalium

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