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Definition of effeminate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

effeminate

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪˈfɛmənət//
 
(disapproving)
 
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(of a man or a boy) looking, behaving, or sounding like a woman or a girl
NAmE//ɪˈfɛmənəsi//
 
noun [uncountable]
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