• Definition for "effeminacy"
    • The quality or problem to be effeminate.
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effeminacy definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or problem to be effeminate.
    • the quality of being effeminate
    • Characteristic quality of a woman, including softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which will be unbecoming a person; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of males.
    • hawaii or top-notch becoming effeminate; feminine delicacy or weakness; desire of manliness; womanishness: commonly applied, in reproach, to men displaying these types of a character.
    • the trait to be effeminate (derogatory of a guy)
    • The quality or problem to be effeminate.
    • the caliber of being effeminate
    • Characteristic top-notch a woman, including softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a guy; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of males.
    • The state or top-notch becoming effeminate; feminine delicacy or weakness; wish of manliness; womanishness: generally applied, in reproach, to men exhibiting such a character.
    • the trait to be effeminate (derogatory of a person)
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