old-wom|an|ish


old-wom|an|ish
old-wom|an|ish «OHLD WUM uh nihsh», adjective.
suggesting or befitting an old woman; fussy.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • old-fo|gy|ish — or old fo|gey|ish «OHLD FOH gee ihsh», adjective. = old fogy. (Cf. ↑old fogy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-wom — old wom·an·ish; …   English syllables

  • old-womanish — old wom·an·ish …   English syllables

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  • old-womanish — old wom an*ish, a. Like an old woman; anile; primly fastidious; old maidish. {Old wom an*ish*ness}, n. Syn: fussy, old maidish. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old-womanishness — old womanish old wom an*ish, a. Like an old woman; anile; primly fastidious; old maidish. {Old wom an*ish*ness}, n. Syn: fussy, old maidish. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe — Old Wom|an Who Lived in a Shoe, The a character in a ↑nursery rhyme (=old song or poem for children) , which starts:There was an old woman who lived in a shoe,/Who had so many children she didn t know what to do / …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • old fogy — old′ fo′gy (or fo′gey) n. a person excessively old fashioned in attitude, ideas, manners, etc • Etymology: 1825–35 old′ fo′gy•ish, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • old-womanish — [ōld′woom′ən ish] adj. like, characteristic of, or suitable for an old woman; fussy …   English World dictionary