Synonyms for effeminate:
having female qualities (adjective)
Usage examples for effeminate:
- Chopin was- well, some say he was not effeminate; and he could break chairs when he was angry at a pupil. - "The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1", Rupert Hughes.
- He was so shy, so quiet, so composed and gentle in all his actions, that at times I should have been almost inclined to call him effeminate. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
- He was conscious of a keen antipathy- the antipathy of tired nerves- to the speaker's mere aspect, his long hair, his too picturesque dress, the antique on his little finger, the effeminate stammer in his voice. - "Lady Merton, Colonist", Mrs. Humphry Ward.