effeminate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having characteristics or traits more regularly involving ladies than men. See Synonyms at female.
    • described as weakness and extortionate sophistication.
    • Having behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of a woman or girl; feminine.
    • Having some feature of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or fragile to an unmanly level; womanish; poor.
    • Having characteristics or characteristics more often of ladies than guys. See Synonyms at female.
    • Womanlike; womanly; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • Characterized by weakness and exorbitant sophistication.
    • Having behaviour or mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of a female or woman; feminine.
    • Having some characteristic of a female, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; smooth or fragile to an unmanly level; womanish; poor.
    • Womanlike; womanly; tender; -- in a good sense.
    • having improper feminine qualities
    • having improper feminine qualities
  • verb:
    • In order to make womanly; to unman.
    • to help make womanly; to unman.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce womanish; to make soft and fine; to deteriorate.
    • to help make womanish; to help make smooth and fragile; to damage.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to develop womanish or poor.
    • to cultivate womanish or weak.
  • others:
    • In order to make womanish; unman; weaken.
    • to cultivate womanish or poor; melt into weakness.
    • To make womanish; unman; damage.
    • to develop womanish or poor; melt into weakness.
    • Having the qualities of female sex; smooth or fragile to an unmanly level; womanish: applied to males.
    • Characterized by or resulting from effeminacy: because, an effeminate comfort; an effeminate life.
    • Womanlike; tender.
    • Synonyms Womanish, an such like. (identify womanly), weak, unmanly.
    • Having the characteristics of the female sex; smooth or fragile to an unmanly level; womanish: put on men.
    • Characterized by or resulting from effeminacy: since, an effeminate peace; an effeminate life.
    • Womanlike; tender.
    • Synonyms Womanish, an such like. (identify womanly), weak, unmanly.

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