womanlike

1 of 2

adjective

wom·​an·​like ˈwu̇-mən-ˌlīk How to pronounce womanlike (audio)

womanlike

2 of 2

adverb

: in the manner of a woman

Examples of womanlike in a Sentence

Adjective the photograph shows the silhouette of a full, womanlike figure framed against the backlight from an open farmhouse door

Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of womanlike was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Womanlike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/womanlike. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

womanlike

adjective
wom·​an·​like
ˈwu̇m-ən-ˌlīk
: resembling or typical of a woman : womanly
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