[ woo m-uh n-fuh-lee ]
/ ˈwʊm ən fə li /


in a manner full of womanly spirit: She struggled womanfully to complete the task.

Origin of womanfully

1815–25; woman + (man)fully
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for womanfully

  • As for Mrs. Bruce, she struggled—well, womanfully—to hold her tongue, and womanfully succeeded.

    'Laramie;'|Charles King
  • We were borne inside, struggling manfully, but held secure most womanfully, in spite of our best endeavors.

    Herland|Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman