Adjective "Effeminate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Effeminate


    Definition:

    1. (of a man or boy) having traits, tastes, habits, etc., traditionally considered feminine, as softness or delicacy.

    2. characterized by excessive softness, delicacy, self-indulgence, etc.: effeminate luxury. verb (used with or without object), effeminated, effeminating.

    3. to make or become effeminate.

    Examples:

    "people can be effeminate in youths."

    "people can be effeminate."

    "ways can be effeminate."

    "voices can be effeminate."

    "torches can be effeminate."

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