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womanly (adj.)

c. 1200, of a man, "wanton, lascivious;" late 14c. of a woman, "feminine," of qualities, "proper to a woman;" from woman + -ly (1). From c. 1400 of men with the sense "effeminate, weak." Related: Womanliness.

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Definitions of womanly

womanly (adj.)
befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman;
womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion
Synonyms: feminine
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