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Adjective: feminine  fe-mu-nin
  1. (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable
    "a feminine ending"
     
  2. Associated with women and not with men
    "feminine intuition"
     
  3. Of grammatical gender
     
  4. Befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman
    "feminine virtues of gentleness and compassion";
    - womanly
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

Encyclopedia: Feminine