- Considered typical of, stereotypical of, or appropriate to women; feminine.
- 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 149:
- "What I mean, a woman who doesn't go in for booze and sport and cigarettes. Man gets sick of these tough flappers. Give me a womanly woman every time. As I said before, I could see at a glance that you were a thoroughly womanly woman."
- (rare) Female.
having the characteristics of a woman
- In the manner of a woman.
- Alternative form of