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Definition of "old-womanish" [old•-wom•an•ish]

  • Like an old woman; anile; primly fastidious; old-maidish. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "old-womanish" in a sentence
  • "He stopped within a couple of feet of her, until he could catch the scent of her perfume, something floral and old-womanish."
  • "Jumah is the best abused man of the party, because he has old-womanish ways with him, yet in his old-womanish ways he is disposed to do the best he can for me, though he will not carry a pound in weight without groaning terribly at his hard fate."
  • "Do you know, my precious Rodya, I think that perhaps for some reasons (nothing to do with Pyotr Petrovitch though, simply for my own personal, perhaps old-womanish, fancies)"