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feminine

fem·i·nine

feminine

 
pronunciation:
fe m nihn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a woman or girl; of the female sex.
synonyms:
womanish, womanly
similar words:
female, girlish
definition 2: possessing qualities or attributes of females.
synonyms:
womanish, womanly
antonyms:
butch, manly
similar words:
female, girlish, procreative
definition 3: in grammar, designating a female gender of nouns and pronouns in certain languages. (Cf. masculine, neuter.)
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part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, the feminine gender, or a word in this gender.
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