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EFFEMINATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does effeminate mean? 

EFFEMINATE (adjective)
  The adjective EFFEMINATE has 1 sense:

1. having unsuitable feminine qualities

  Familiarity information: EFFEMINATE used as an adjective is very rare.


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EFFEMINATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having unsuitable feminine qualities

Synonyms:

cissy; effeminate; emasculate; sissified; sissy; sissyish; epicene

Similar:

unmanful; unmanlike; unmanly (not possessing qualities befitting a man)


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