‘I find it quite comforting to be matronly ,’ she says.
And get it tailored next time so it actually sort of fits and doesn't make you look matronly .
I was beginning to feel rather matronly , and now I'm back to the weight I've always been.
When I was a kid, there were two matronly old women who lived down our otherwise quiet cul-de-sac.
The older nurse clucked in a matronly manner and the two nurses, together, hurried the girl into the back room to find a doctor.
Does she feel matronly toward her flock of thespians?
The music starts, and six identical doors swing open on the set to reveal six matronly dancers in zebra-print gowns and big hair.
I thought of them, cool and rich from many punnets picked and rated highly by the matronly overseer, laughing and drinking in some city bar.
More matronly sorts opt instead for ye olde-style tea shoppes and here you can eavesdrop over a discreet pot of Darjeeling.
‘You'll get used to it,’ says Brenda, adopting a matronly tone.