feminine Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "feminine" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

feminineadjective

 us   /ˈfem·ə·nən/

feminine adjective (FEMALE)

having qualities traditionally considered to be suitable for a woman: Even with the tailored look of a suit, sometimes I like to have something that’s just a little feminine.

feminine adjective (GRAMMAR)

grammar [not gradable] (abbreviation fem.) being a noun or pronoun of a type that refers to females, or in some other languages, being a noun of a type that refers to things considered as female
femininity
noun [U]  us   /ˌfem·əˈnɪn·ət̬·i/
Long hair has traditionally been regarded as a sign of femininity.
(Definition of feminine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of feminine?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “feminine” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More