effeminate


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having qualities more appropriate to women than to men

Synonyms for effeminate

having unsuitable feminine qualities

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He said in an interview: "I was just an effeminate little boy who turned into an effeminate man.
Qasem Exirifard has been dismissed from Tehran's Khajeh Nasir Toosi university after its academic committee, in charge of examining staff's qualifications, deemed his voice was so effeminate it could lead to students ridicule him in the classroom.
David Tennant returns to Stratford as the effeminate Richard II
Utilizing Michael Gold's macho criticism as the framework for his discussion about the clash between the soft, effeminate leisure class and the hard, masculine proletariat, Penner explores both the literary and social transformation of masculinity that occurred mid-century.
We had Mick Jagger, with his tambourine, long hair, dancing about the stage, looking very effeminate and soon the macho Geordie audience had had enough.
Summary: Iraqi militias are reportedly killing and torturing Aagay or effeminate men in a climate of impunity and even collusion with the Iraqi security services, a leading international rights group said in Beirut on Monday.
It's a fag game," at which point he mimed an effeminate batter taking a swing.
Detectives from St Mellons CID are trying to trace the boy responsible who has been described as white, around 6ft tall, aged 15 to 16 years old, with an exaggerated effeminate voice.
The fact of the matter is they are not used to and are uncomfortable living in an environment that is often effeminate.
Created by Ryo Mizuno (known for his work in the more serious fantasy anime "Record of Lodoss War"), Rune Soldier is about a trio of female adventurers--Genie the deadly fighter, Merrill the sly thief, and Melissa the effeminate yet potent cleric--in search of a powerful magician to shore up their ranks.
Police said the defendant and an unknown accomplice saw the victim and, thinking he looked effeminate, decided to lure him for sex.
Q YOU couldn't find a more macho type than my partner yet his brother is gay and quite effeminate.
Archangel brands itself as defying modern society's "simplistic, dumb, and effeminate caricature" of man with a "robust and heady" scent.
In the context of debates over whether such discourse should be separate from or integrated with mainstream voices, he traces traditional Jewish views on homosexuality, representations of both Jews and gays in early American plays and films as effeminate, and the post-AIDS coming out of sexual minority Jewish writers and performers.
Ferrell is the big macho skating star, Heder his more effeminate opponent in the world of dance skating, right.