[ UK /wˈʊmənli/ ]
  1. befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
    womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion
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How To Use womanly In A Sentence

  • She was older, a yellow-haired journeyman holist almost womanly in the fullness of her body. THE BROKEN GOD
  • True it is, that one can scarcely call _that_ education which teaches woman everything except herself, -- _except_ the things that relate to her own peculiar womanly destiny, and, on plea of the holiness of ignorance, sends her without one word of just counsel into the temptations of life. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 22, August, 1859
  • You may have noticed, Mrs Jordan, that we are finally around to respecting your womanly judgment.
  • She wished to hide her face in her book, but feared to look unwomanly, so played with her gloves instead, looking down.
  • She stood tall, unlike Winnie, she was 5'8, with a nice slender figure, with womanly curves.
  • The literal translation is Manly deeds, womanly words or Deeds are male, words are female.
  • Furthermore, the Scottish curlers had succeeded by deploying the ‘traditional womanly virtues of patience, lower lip-biting and sweeping’.
  • The sight of him filled her with a womanly sympathy.
  • But there was one - an older girl with womanly hips and breasts, and lips as full as Alice's.
  • Not only has she been in great demand, but her youthful on-screen tendency to look pained and always on the verge of tears has been replaced by a saucy, aggressive, womanly tone.
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