Pronunciation: (sēm'lē), [key]
—adj., -li•er, -li•est,
1. fitting or becoming with respect to propriety or good taste; decent; decorous: Your outburst of rage was hardly seemly.
2. suitable or appropriate; fitting: a seemly gesture.
3. of pleasing appearance; handsome.
in a seemly manner; fittingly; becomingly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.