like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
- Of, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman, especially when considered inferior to a man: “He had long known &ellipsis; that Burgundy is better than that womanish drink, champagne” (Sinclair Lewis).
- Imitative or suggestive of a woman rather than a man: “With a womanish gesture he lifted a lock of silver hair from his forehead and smoothed it back on his head” (Carson McCullers).
(comparative more womanish, superlative most womanish)
From woman +"Ž -ish.