Definition of Effeminate in English :

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Effeminate meaning in English

Meaning of Effeminate in English

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Effeminate pronunciation in English

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Effeminate

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Adjective

1. cissy, effeminate, emasculate, epicene, sissified, sissy, sissyish

having unsuitable feminine qualities

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Effeminate

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adjective
1. 
(of a man or boy) displaying characteristics regarded as typical of a woman; not manly
2. 
lacking firmness or vigour
an effeminate piece of writing

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Effeminate

see synonyms of effeminate
adjective
1. 
having the qualities generally attributed to women, as weakness, timidity, delicacy, etc.; unmanly; not virile
2. 
characterized by such qualities; weak; soft, decadent, etc.
effeminate art

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Effeminate

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adj.
Having or showing qualities or characteristics more often associated with females than males; unmanly: "gentle, kind, effeminate remorse" (Shakespeare).

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