womanly

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English womanly, wommanly, wommanlich, wummonlich, wommanlych, equivalent to woman +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwʊmənli/
  • Hyphenation: wom‧an‧ly

AdjectiveEdit

womanly (comparative womanlier, superlative womanliest)

  1. Considered typical of, stereotypical of, or appropriate to women; feminine.
  2. (rare) Female.

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AdverbEdit

womanly (comparative more womanly, superlative most womanly)

  1. In the manner of a woman.

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

womanly

  1. Alternative form of wommanly

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