Examples of womanly in a Sentence
She gave off a womanly radiance.
the novelist displays a womanly sensitivity to the characters' feelings
Recent Examples of womanly from the Web
Maria Agresta, her Desdemona simple and good-hearted, sang with a tone that was sometimes full and womanly, sometimes cloudlike; Marco Vratogna was a blunt, somber Iago.
Additionally, all three women have beautiful and powerful singing voices, which help portray their womanly strength.
Rachel Feinstein in a beaded L'Wren Scott cocktail dress that held everything on her womanly curves right where it was supposed to be?
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First Known Use of womanly
Synonymsfemale, womanish, womanlike, feminine
Related Wordsgirlie (or girly), girlish; effeminate, effete, epicene, sissified, sissy, unmanly; ladylike; distaff, petticoat; ultrafeminine
Near Antonymsboyish, hoydenish, tomboyish; male, manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, virile; androgynous, neuter; Amazonian, butch; hairy-chested, hypermasculine, macho
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
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