ladyish

adjective

la·​dy·​ish
ˈlādēish
: somewhat like a lady
especially : having or showing undesirable ladylike characteristics
ladyishly adverb
ladyishness noun
plural -es

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ladyish was in 1830

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“Ladyish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ladyish. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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