womanlike


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wom•an•like

(ˈwʊm ənˌlaɪk)

adj.
like a woman; womanly.
[1400–50]
syn: See womanly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.womanlike - the trait of being womanly; having the characteristics of an adult female
femininity, muliebrity - the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women
Adj.1.womanlike - resembling a womanwomanlike - resembling a woman; "a womanlike stone image"
womanly, feminine - befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman; "womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
Translations

womanlike

[ˈwʊmənlaɪk] ADJmujeril

womanlike

[ˈwʊmənˌlaɪk] adj (features) → femminile; (behaviour) → da donna
References in classic literature ?
Yet, womanlike, she took an unconfessed comfort in the fact that this was so--that no one, unless it were Nellie, was sufficiently astute to fathom the truth.
She sat up then and looked about, and then, quite womanlike, she burst into tears.
She knew that this view of her motive was not far from being the right one--and, womanlike, she shifted the discussion to new ground.
This representation of a dark-skinned man as womanlike falls into a cliche, rendering him (and other dark-skinned subjects) as likely objects of domination and abuse.