Definition of womanly
1 : having qualities generally associated with a woman
2 : appropriate in character to a woman
Examples of womanly in a sentence
She gave off a womanly radiance.
<the novelist displays a womanly sensitivity to the characters' feelings>
First Known Use of womanly
WOMANLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of womanly for English Language Learners
: having or showing qualities (such as beauty or gentleness) that are expected in a woman
WOMANLY Defined for Kids
Definition of womanly for Students
: having the characteristics typical of a woman
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