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feminine

adjective uk   /ˈfem.ɪ.nɪn/ us  

feminine adjective (FEMALE)

C1 having characteristics that are traditionally thought to be typical of or suitable for a woman: With his long dark eyelashes, he looked almost feminine. The current style in evening wear is soft, romantic, and feminine. Her clothes are always very feminine.
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Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men

feminine adjective (GRAMMAR)

(written abbreviation fem., f) language belonging to the group of nouns that, in some languages, are not masculine or neuter: In French, 'table' is feminine.Grammatical terms language describes a particular form of a noun in English, such as 'actress', that refers only to a female person. These feminine forms are now being used less often.Grammatical terms
femininity
noun [U] uk   /ˌfem.əˈnɪn.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ usually approving
Long hair was traditionally regarded as a sign of femininity.Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men
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