Part of speech: adverb

In the manner of a woman.

Part of speech: adjective

Having the qualities becoming to a woman.

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Usage examples "womanly":

  1. " It was the bravest and truest and most womanly girl I ever knew or heard of. - "Blindfolded", Earle Ashley Walcott.
  2. No womanly woman cared to make a career. - "The Miller Of Old Church", Ellen Glasgow.
  3. You are the largest and more generous nature I know, and one that remains always, at the same time, so womanly; and while you leave behind you such a memory you needn't fear that our affectionate wishes will ever fail you for a moment. - "Notes of a Son and Brother", Henry James.