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Adjective: feminine  fe-mu-nin
  1. Associated with women and not with men
    "feminine intuition"
  2. Female (of grammatical gender)
  3. Befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
    "feminine virtues of gentleness and compassion";
    - womanly
  4. (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable
    "a feminine ending"
Noun: feminine  fe-mu-nin
  1. A gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female

Derived forms: feminines

See also: distaff, fair, female, maidenlike, maidenly, matronly, powder-puff, unstressed, womanlike

Type of: gender, grammatical gender

Antonym: masculine, neuter, unwomanly

Encyclopedia: Feminine