Definition of effete adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    effete

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪˈfit//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1 (of a man) without strength; looking or behaving like a woman
  2. 2weak; without the power that it once had an effete monarchy
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