- womanlike or feminine.
- weakly feminine; effeminate.
Origin of womanish
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2. See womanly.
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Examples from the Web for womanish
One of my men whom I knew for a womanish fellow, asked if he should put his bayonet through him.5 War Books You May Not Have in Your Library
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But he said to himself that he did not mean to yield to womanish whims—he, a man.A Great Man
Or, womanish, do they rest in the common dormitory of a shirt de nuit?Journeys to Bagdad
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You, because of many thousand kisses you have read, think me womanish.The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus
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Generous or enthusiastic or any of the other womanish adjectives.Floyd Grandon's Honor
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If that was wearing the breeches, I am sure I disgraced them with my worse than womanish fears.Flora Lyndsay
- having qualities or characteristics regarded as unsuitable to a strong character of either sex, esp a man
- characteristic of or suitable for a woman
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