Broth·er·ly a. Of or pertaining to brothers; such as is natural for brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as, brotherly love.
Syn: -- Fraternal; kind; affectionate; tender.
Broth·er·ly, adv. Like a brother; affectionately; kindly. “I speak but brotherly of him.”
adj : like or characteristic of or befitting a brother; "brotherly
feelings"; "close fraternal ties" [syn: brotherlike,
fraternal] [ant: sisterly]
adv : (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly manner