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feminine

EN[ˈfɛmɪnɪn] [ˈfɛmənɪn]
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FR féminine

    Definition of feminine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfemininesSUF-ine
    1. That which is feminine.
      1. (rare, possibly obsolete) A woman.
        1. (grammar) The feminine gender.
          1. (grammar) A word of the feminine gender.
          2. AdjectiveCOMmore feminineSUPmost feminine
            1. Of or pertaining to the female gender; womanly.
              1. Of or pertaining to the female sex; biologically female, not male.
                1. Belonging to females; typically used by females.
                  1. Mary, Elizabeth, and Edith are feminine names.
                2. Having the qualities stereotypically associated with women: nurturing, not aggressive.
                  1. (grammar) Of, pertaining or belonging to the female grammatical gender, in languages that have gender distinctions.
                  • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                    1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                    2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Adjectives
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns

                      Other Vocabulary

                      Look-Alike Words
                      1. fr féminine
                      2. fr féminin
                      3. fr féminise
                      4. fr féminité
                      5. en fœminine
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                      1. en feminines
                      2. en femininely
                      3. en feminineness
                      4. en femininenesses
                      5. en feminine rhyme
                      Source: Wiktionary
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                      Meaning of feminine for the defined word.

                      Grammatically, this word "feminine" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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