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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling a woman: a womanlike stone image.
  • adj. Belonging to or befitting a woman. See Synonyms at female.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Befitting or characteristic of a woman.
  • adj. Resembling a woman; feminine; (of a man) effeminate.
  • adv. In a manner perceived to be characteristic of a woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a woman; womanly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a woman; womanly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
  • adj. resembling a woman

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From woman +‎ -like.

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