Meaning of effeminate
Pronunciation: (adj.i-fem'u-nitv.i-fem'u-nāt&sec), [key]
— adj., v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
- (of a man or boy) having traits, tastes, habits, etc., traditionally considered feminine, as softness or delicacy.
- characterized by excessive softness, delicacy, self-indulgence, etc.: effeminate luxury.
- to make or become effeminate.
- effeminate (Thesaurus)