womanishly

womanish

[woom-uh-nish]
adjective
1.
womanlike or feminine.
2.
weakly feminine; effeminate.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see woman, -ish1

womanishly, adverb
womanishness, noun
unwomanish, adjective

effeminate, effete, feminine, womanish, womanly (see synonym study at womanly).


2. See womanly.
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womanish (ˈwʊmənɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  having qualities or characteristics regarded as unsuitable to a strong character of either sex, esp a man
2.  characteristic of or suitable for a woman
 
'womanishly
 
adv
 
'womanishness
 
n

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