effeminate

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Synonyms for effeminate

Synonyms for effeminate

having qualities more appropriate to women than to men

Synonyms for effeminate

having unsuitable feminine qualities

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Two obvious standouts were Richard McMillan's effeminately quixotic Pooh-Bah and the cool shtick of Avery Saltzman's Ko-Ko.
ADOLF Hitler waves his arms and poses effeminately in leather shorts in pictures he ordered to be kept top secret.
That breed, before it was genetically miniaturized, effeminately domesticated and coiffured, was a paragon of strength, intelligence and superior hunting ability.
Upset by the reports, that monks often wear revealing robes, carry pink purses and sport effeminately shaped eyebrows, Phra Maha Wudhijaya Vajiramedhi, a senior monk, is planning to issue the new guidelines to discourage the ostentatious behaviour.
I know some gay refugees who put on lipstick and dressed effeminately for their hearings because they thought it would help their case," he told The [Toronto] Globe and Mail newspaper.
ADOLF Hitler is seen waving his arms and posing effeminately in leather shorts in pictures he ordered to be kept top secret.
Wait until you see him effeminately impersonate Scarlett O'Hara, begging Rhett Butler not to leave her once she realizes he's the one she really loves after all those years spent pining away for Ashley Wilkes.
He talked effeminately, and while that doesn't mean someone is gay, he fit it.
I grinned awkwardly (like a schoolboy caught eating his Wagon Wheel in class), raised my finger in the air rather effeminately, and mouthed back: "Shhhhhhhhhhhh.
Then when another chance went begging he actually stood up, but then ruined the moment entirely by effeminately slapping both thighs like an unco-ordinated Morris dancer.
Don't give me your crap," says ginger beard effeminately, "and less of that Blunkett pish.
In truth, I had other more pressing matters - jigging effeminately and punching the air blindly like one of Audley Harrison's latest victims the most attractive.