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English definition of “effeminate”

effeminate

adjective     /ɪˈfem.ɪ.nət/ disapproving
describes a man who behaves or looks similar to a woman: He's got a very effeminate manner / voice .Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men effeminacy     /-nə.si/ noun [U] formal
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