effeminate

suomi-englanti sanakirja

effeminate englannista suomeksi

  1. naismainen

  1. naismainen, epämiehekäs, feminiininen

  2. Verbi

  3. Substantiivi

effeminate englanniksi

  1. Exhibiting behaviour or mannerisms considered typical of a female; unmasculine.

  2. 1759, (w), ''Moral and Political Dialogues''

  3. An effeminate and unmanly foppery.
  4. (quote-book)|title=Francesca Carrara|volume=1|page=125|text=The Comte d'Artois had neither the dignified nor the manly air of his brother—he rather appeared like a pretty-looking girl, so effeminate was he and fair.

  5. Womanly; tender, affectionate, caring.

  6. (RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)

  7. To make womanly; to unman.

  8. (RQ:Montaigne Florio Essaye), Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.134:

  9. the studie of sciences doth more weaken and effeminate mens minds, than corroborate and adapt them to warre.
  10. (RQ:Locke Education)

  11. It will not corrupt or effeminate their children's minds.
  12. (quote-newsgroup)

  13. To become womanly.

  14. An effeminate person.

  15. 1976, ''Psychiatry'' (volumes 39-40, page 246)

  16. The effeminates are males with obviously recognizable traits and mannerisms; (..)
  17. (feminine plural of)

  18. (inflection of)