The Collaborative Dictionary
Womanish \Wom"an*ish\, a.
Suitable to a woman, having the qualities of a woman; effeminate;
not becoming a man; -- usually in a reproachful sense. See the Note
Thy tears are womanish." --Shak. " Womanish entreaties."
--Macaulay. [1913 Webster] A voice not soft, weak, piping, and
womanish, but audible, strong, and manlike. --Ascham. [1913
Webster] -- Wom"an*ish*ly
, adv. --
womanishness n : the trait of being effeminate
(derogatory of a man) [syn: effeminacy