Synonyms and Antonyms of womanish
1 of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities considered more suitable for women such displays of emotion were once considered womanish and unseemly for a man Synonyms effete, epicene, sissified, sissy, unmanly, effeminateRelated Words feminine, girlish, girlie (or girly), womanlike, womanly; old-maidish, overnice, prissy, spinsterish; dandyish, dudish, foppish, sappy; camp, campy; antimachoAntonyms manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, virile
2 of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with women she had a womanish gentleness, especially when dealing with children, that he loved Synonyms female, feminine, womanlike, womanlyRelated Words girlie (or girly), girlish; effeminate, effete, epicene, sissified, sissy, unmanly; ladylike; distaff, petticoat; ultrafeminineNear Antonyms boyish, hoydenish, tomboyish; male, manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, virile; androgynous, neuter; Amazonian, butch; hairy-chested, hypermasculine, machoAntonyms unfeminine, unwomanly
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