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womanly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwomanlywom‧an‧ly /ˈwʊmənli/ adjective 🔊 🔊 WOMANbehaving, dressing etc in a way that is thought to be typical of or suitable for a woman – used to show approval syn feminine, → manly 🔊 her soft womanly figuresee thesaurus at womanwomanliness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
womanlyHe thought that since she'd had children, she'd grown more attractive and womanly.From behind she looked even more womanly.Her figure is womanly, but as Margarett draws her, the force of her sensuality is androgynous.She had a plump, womanly figure.Feminism once held out a promise that there would be some precincts of womanly life that were not all about men.She was unable to feel the conventional womanly roles and knew only the demands of her art.She looked more adult and womanly than she really was.the conventional womanly virtues of patience and senseShe sang a melancholy torch song with a deep, womanly voice.Am I proud of resorting to stereotypical womanly wiles when I am supposed to be a postmodernist feminist egalitarian?
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