womanish


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Womanish \Wom"an*ish\, a.
   Suitable to a woman, having the qualities of a woman;
   effeminate; not becoming a man; -- usually in a reproachful
   sense. See the Note under Effeminate. " Thy tears are
   womanish." --Shak. " Womanish entreaties." --Macaulay.
   [1913 Webster]

         A voice not soft, weak, piping, and womanish, but
         audible, strong, and manlike.            --Ascham.
   [1913 Webster] -- Wom"an*ish*ly, adv. -- Wom"an*ish*ness,
   n.
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