- 1having the qualities or appearance considered to be typical of women; connected with women That dress makes you look very feminine. He had delicate, almost feminine, features. the traditional feminine role compare female, masculine
- 2(grammar) belonging to a class of words that refer to female people or animals and often have a special form Some people prefer not to use the feminine form “actress” and use the word “actor” for both sexes.
- 3(grammar) (in some languages) belonging to a class of nouns, pronouns, or adjectives that have femininegender not masculine or neuter The French word for “table” is feminine.