unmannish

mannish

[man-ish]
adjective
1.
being typical or suggestive of a man rather than a woman: mannish clothing styles for women; a mannish voice.
2.
resembling a man, as in size or manner: a mannish youth.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; replacing Middle English mennish, Old English mennisc; see man1, -ish1

mannishly, adverb
mannishness, noun
unmannish, adjective
unmannishly, adverb
unmannishness, noun


1, 2. See manly.
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mannish (ˈmænɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  (of a woman) having or displaying qualities regarded as typical of a man
2.  of or resembling a man
 
'mannishly
 
adv
 
'mannishness
 
n

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mannish
O.E. mennisc "human, human-like," from P.Gmc. *mannisko- (cf. O.H.G. mennisc, Goth. mannisks); in some cases a new formation from man (n.) + -ish. Of women, from late 14c. Of adult males (opposed to childish) from 1520s.
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