Meaning of “effeminate” in the English Dictionary

"effeminate" in British English

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effeminateadjective

uk /ɪˈfem.ɪ.nət/ us /əˈfem.ə.nət/ disapproving

An effeminate man behaves or looks similar to a woman:

He's got a very effeminate manner/voice.
effeminacy
noun [ U ] uk /ɪˈfem.ɪ.nə.si/ us /əˈfem.ə.nə.si/ formal

(Definition of “effeminate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)