Definitions for feminine
ˈfɛm ə nɪnfem·i·nine
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word feminine.
a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female
associated with women and not with men
of grammatical gender
befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
"womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
(music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable
"a feminine ending"
The female principle
They guide the feminines toward the palace Richard Hakluyt
Any one of those words which are the appellations of females, or which have the terminations usually found in such words; as, actress, songstress, abbess, executrix.
There are but few true feminines in English Latham
Of or pertaining to woman.
Having the qualities of a woman.
Of the female sex; biologically female, not male, womanly.
Belonging to females; appropriated to, or used by, females.
Mary, Elizabeth, and Edith are feminine names.
Having the qualities associated with a woman or the female gender; suitable to, or characteristic of, a woman; nurturing; not masculine or aggressive.
Grammatical gender distinction in languages that describes nouns including those pertaining to females and objects that are assigned the feminine gender.
Etymology: From féminin, from femininus, from femina, from dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂. Related to fetus, feminism, filial, fellatio.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: fæmininus, Latin.
Thus we chastise the god of wine
With water that is feminine,
Until the cooler nymph abate
His wrath, and so concorporate. John Cleveland.
Her heav’nly form
Angelick, but more soft and feminine. John Milton, Parad. Lost.
Ninias was no man of war at all, but altogether feminine and subjected to ease and delicacy. Walter Raleigh, Hist. of the World.
A she; one of the sex that brings young; a female.
O! why did God create at last
This novelty on earth, this fair defect
Of nature? And not fill the world at once
With men, as angels, without feminine? John Milton, Par. Lost.
of or pertaining to a woman, or to women; characteristic of a woman; womanish; womanly
having the qualities of a woman; becoming or appropriate to the female sex; as, in a good sense, modest, graceful, affectionate, confiding; or, in a bad sense, weak, nerveless, timid, pleasure-loving, effeminate
any one of those words which are the appellations of females, or which have the terminations usually found in such words; as, actress, songstress, abbess, executrix
Associated with women; befitting or characteristic of a woman.
The numerical value of feminine in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of feminine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails.
We want to explore that idea further, it's a kind of a gender neutral range, which depending on how it's worn can be either very masculine or very feminine and we feel that's a very modern way forward.
She talked in depth and wonderful detail about [Elbe's] art and also extraordinary things about that period. How architecture had gotten more feminine with Art Nouveau, how the notions of gender were beginning to change in the 1920s, with women's clothing becoming more boyish and haircuts getting shorter. She was just so articulate on so many subjects.
I'm not a gay man, I'm not a drag queen, I am not maybe total dude, and I'm not total feminine, I'm not totally female, i think I'm living more in that gray world.
A man's women folk, whatever their outward show of respect for his merit and authority, always regard him secretly as an ass, and with something akin to pity. His most gaudy sayings and doings seldom deceive them they see the actual man within, and know him for a shallow and pathetic fellow. In this fact, perhaps, lies one of the best proofs of feminine intelligence, or, as the common phrase makes it, feminine intuition.
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- жано́цкі, жаночы род, жаночыBelarusian
- женствен, женски, же́нски род, женаBulgarian
- femeníCatalan, Valencian
- зударийн родChechen
- ženský, ženský rodCzech
- kvindelig, feminin, kvinde, femininum, hunkønDanish
- weiblich, feminin, Frau, Weib, FemininumGerman
- θηλυκό, θηλυκός, γυναικείοςGreek
- femenino, femenilSpanish
- مؤنث, زنانهPersian
- nainen, naispuolinen, feminiininen, feminiini, naisellinen, naaraspuolinen, naaras, napsu, naismainenFinnish
- froulikWestern Frisian
- baineann, baininscneachIrish
- banail, boireannScottish Gaelic
- női, nőstény, nőnemű, nőnem, nőies, fehérnépHungarian
- իգական, կանացի, կնոջArmenian
- femminile, donnaItalian
- 女性的な, 女性の, 女性, 女らしい, 女の, 女性らしい, 女性名詞Japanese
- ភេទស្រី, ឥត្ថីលិង្គKhmer
- 여성, 나약한, 여성의, 여자다운Korean
- dzimte, sieviešu, sievišķīgais, sievišķs, sievišķīgs, sieviete, dzimtesLatvian
- स्त्रीलिंगी, बायकी, स्त्रैणMarathi
- rodzaj żeńskiPolish
- ښځينهPashto, Pushto
- feminina, feminino, mulherPortuguese
- femeiesc, femininRomanian
- женский, женственный, же́нский родRussian
- ženský, ženský rodSlovak
- feminin, kvinna, kvinnlig, femininumSwedish
- жіночий, жіночий рідUkrainian
- giống cáiVietnamese
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