unwomanly

adjective
un·​wom·​an·​ly | \ ˌən-ˈwu̇-mən-lē How to pronounce unwomanly (audio) \

Definition of unwomanly

: not womanly Perhaps you think me bold and unwomanly to speak so plainly to you, a stranger.— Lucy Maud Montgomery

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unwomanly adverb
To justify herself, she began, unwomanly, to weigh the evidence. — Rudyard Kipling

First Known Use of unwomanly

1529, in the meaning defined above

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“Unwomanly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unwomanly. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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