Suitable to a woman, having the qualities of a woman; effeminate; not becoming a man; usually in a reproachful sense. See the Note under Effeminate. " Thy tears are womanish." . " Womanish entreaties." "A voice not soft, weak, piping, and womanish, but audible, strong, and manlike." (Ascham) Wom"anishly, Wom"anishness.

(01 Mar 1998)

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