Definition of womanish
- womanish fears
such displays of emotion were once considered womanish and unseemly for a man
she had a womanish gentleness, especially when dealing with children, that he loved
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: suitable for or typical of a woman rather than a man : not masculine
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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