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synonyms for womanish

  • feminine
  • womanlike
  • effeminate
  • female
  • unmasculine
  • womanly
See also synonyms for: womanishness

antonyms for womanish

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  • mannish
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How to use womanish in a sentence

He knew that it must be one of the womanish, hysterical, sentimental type of things which he despised.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
One of my men, whom I knew for a womanish fellow, asked if he should put his bayonet through him.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
His earnest devotion touched her not a little, but she felt her instinctive sympathy for him to be womanish weakness.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
A man could not say this out loud because sentiment was supposed to be essentially womanish.
THE MASTER-KNOT OF HUMAN FATEELLIS MEREDITH
There is something essentially womanish in the irrepressible garrulity of her moral reflections.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
Some one came forward to meet him—a slim, womanish figure dressed in white.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
Never had Nettie been so near breaking down, and falling into sudden womanish tears and despair.
THE DOCTOR'S FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
Still he spoke not, and most of all did he avoid the betrayal of a womanish curiosity, by asking questions.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
In the flat and almost womanish sketches of Berto one traces his persistent admiration for the greater artist.
THE STORY OF PERUGIAMARGARET SYMONDS
She sat looking at him; her eyes had a pathetic expression, her womanish fears and her fatigue had relaxed her usual guard.
EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WOMANISH

  • female
  • femalelike
  • ladylike
  • maternal
  • muliebral
  • womanish
  • womanly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.