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Synonyms for womanish
ˈwʊm ə nɪʃwom·an·ish

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. womanish

    We apply female to the sex, feminine to the qualities, especially the finer physical or mental qualities that distinguish the female sex in the human family, or to the objects appropriate for or especially employed by them. A female voice is the voice of a woman; a feminine voice may belong to a man. Womanish denotes the undesirable, womanly the admirable or lovely qualities of woman. Womanly tears would suggest respect and sympathy, womanish tears a touch of contempt. The word effeminate is always used reproachfully, and only of men as possessing womanly traits such as are inconsistent with true manliness.

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    Synonyms:
    effeminate, female, feminine, womanly

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. womanish

    Synonyms:
    feminine, effeminate, weak, tender

    Antonyms:
    masculine, strong, vigorous, rough

Princeton's WordNet

  1. womanishadjective

    having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men

    "womanish tears"

    Antonyms:
    manly, manlike, manful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. womanishadjective

    Synonyms:
    feminine (in a bad sense), effeminate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. womanishadjective

    Synonyms:
    effeminate, feminine

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#1236female
#4981weak
#6740tender
#13909feminine
#72099effeminate
#80778womanly

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