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1. womanly

adjective. befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman.

Synonyms

  • matronly
  • womanlike

Antonyms

  • male
  • masculine
  • androgynous

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • woman (English)
  • woman (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word womanly


1. Adjective
Skirts can be any length, but if you have great gams, show them off in a short style for a womanly look.

2. Adverb
If your natural hair is short and cut in a style that is stereotypically masculine, you may consider wearing a wig in the color and length of your choice to appear more womanly.

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