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1. feminine

adjective. ['ˈfɛmənən'] associated with women and not with men.

Synonyms

  • maidenly
  • distaff
  • maidenlike
  • female
  • powder-puff

Antonyms

  • masculine
  • androgynous
  • inequity
  • unfairness

Etymology

  • féminin (Latin)
  • femininus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Feminine

  • adnan
  • ahonen
  • annan
  • annen
  • arizonan
  • arizonan
  • atlantan
  • bannan
  • bannon
  • beynon
  • bohannan
  • bohnen
  • branan
  • brannan
  • brannen
  • brannon
  • branon
  • brennan
  • brennen
  • bresnan

How do you pronounce feminine?

Pronounce feminine as ˈfɛmənən.

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How to spell feminine? Is it feminino? Or feminina? Common misspellings are:

  • feminino
  • feminina

Sentences with feminine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plain warm water is the best feminine wash you can use.

2. Adjective
A cute and feminine dress worn with low heels and your favorite accessories is a wonderful choice.

Quotes about feminine


1. There's something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality.
- Connie Britton

2. Who are your favorite heroines in real life? The women of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran who risk their lives and their beauty to defy the foulness of theocracy. Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi as their ideal feminine model.
- Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir

3. Honestly, Clary, if you don't start utilizing a bit of your natural feminine superiority I just don't know what I'll do with you.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. feminine

adjective. ['ˈfɛmənən'] befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman.

Synonyms

  • matronly
  • womanlike

Antonyms

  • partial
  • unreasonable
  • unfair

Etymology

  • féminin (Latin)
  • femininus (Latin)

3. feminine

adjective. ['ˈfɛmənən'] (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable.

Antonyms

  • ugly

Etymology

  • féminin (Latin)
  • femininus (Latin)

4. feminine

noun. ['ˈfɛmənən'] a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female.

Synonyms

  • grammatical gender

Antonyms

  • extraordinary
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • féminin (Latin)
  • femininus (Latin)
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