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Definition of "womanlike" [wom•an•like]

  • Resembling a woman: a womanlike stone image. (adjective)
  • Belonging to or befitting a woman. See Synonyms at female. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "womanlike" in a sentence
  • "He did not relish being called womanlike -- few men do; but he was bound to admit that the elder man's criticism was more or less just."
  • "These you may possibly laugh at, and call womanlike considerations; but so, my dear friend, I feel, and I never could conceal the sentiments of my heart."
  • "Like in many species, a womanlike appears to be captivated to a strongest in a group."