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womanish

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1 of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities traditionally considered more suitable for women
  • such displays of emotion were once considered womanish and unseemly for a man

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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

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The first known use of womanish was in the 14th century

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“Womanish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/womanish. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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