- like or befitting a woman; feminine; not masculine or girlish.
- in the manner of, or befitting, a woman.
Origin of womanly
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Related Words for womanlinesssexuality, gentleness, womanhood, manliness, femininity, masculinity, manhood, womanliness, muliebrity, delicacy, softness, kindness, docility, femaleness, womankind, distaff, fecundity, fertility, mettle, potency
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Historical Examples of womanliness
But she had lost none of her womanliness; rather, the contrary.The Octopus
She was such a child as she stood there, yet with something in her, too, of womanliness.Mistress Anne
She has been aroused to remember that womanliness is not chiefly decorative.Creative Unity
In Iris' voice was a womanliness which showed his story had reached the depths of her being.Afterwards
But to express the graces and endowments of a woman, it is her womanliness that is emphasized.Social Life
Maud C. Cooke
- possessing qualities, such as warmth, attractiveness, etc, generally regarded as typical of a woman, esp a mature woman
- characteristic of or belonging to a woman