womanly

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

Definition of womanly

1 : having qualities generally associated with a woman
2 : appropriate in character to a woman

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Other Words from womanly

womanliness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for womanly

Synonyms

female, feminine, womanish, womanlike

Antonyms

unfeminine, unwomanly

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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

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of womanly was in the 13th century

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womanly

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English Language Learners Definition of womanly

: having or showing qualities (such as beauty or gentleness) that are expected in a woman

womanly

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

Kids Definition of womanly

: having the characteristics typical of a woman

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