feminine adjective definition in Grammar topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 adjective: Grammar topic
1 (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. 2 (grammar) (in some languages) belonging to a class of nouns, pronouns or adjectives that have feminine gender, not masculine or neuter The French word for ‘table’ is feminine.

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