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Synonyms for feminine

Synonyms for feminine

of, relating to, or characteristic of women

having qualities more appropriate to women than to men

Synonyms for feminine

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female

associated with women and not with men

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of grammatical gender

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befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman

Synonyms

(music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable

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that nature (that Ann Hopkins should "walk more femininely, talk
Andy's particular out-of-date crew-neck cerulean blue cable-knit sweater did not just randomly appear out of nowhere; it was the end result of conscious decisions by a network of people around the globe, and Miranda is entirely aware that the judgments and pronouncements she makes on a daily basis affect the lives and livelihoods of millions, femininely trivial as they may seem to Andy.
It follows that employers who discriminate against men because they do wear dresses and makeup or otherwise act femininely are also engaging in sex discrimination.
Women dress a lot more femininely in Australia as opposed to Germany, where the dress code is much stricter.
dresses and makeup, or otherwise act femininely, are also engaging in
While the approval of most of Transvestia's wives had to be skillfully coaxed over a long period of time, some husbands contended that their spouses were extremely understanding from the beginning and even helpful with offering makeup advice, fashion tips, and instructions on how to behave femininely.
H]e was sensitive, femininely sensitive, to a degree which might be considered a fault," Cherry-Garrard revealed.
One partner suggested that she should "walk more femininely, talk more femininely, dress more femininely, wear make-up, have her hair styled and wear jewelry.
Hopkins, (43) Ann Hopkins was denied partnership at the firm Price Waterhouse, partly because she was told that she needed to attend "charm school" and that she should "walk more femininely, talk more femininely, dress more femininely, wear make-up, have her hair styled, and wear jewelry.
For the execution of her project she hit upon the idea of creating a pair of contrasting clay figures, one squarely masculine and the other femininely pear-shaped.
And initial results from a follow-on study show that women with male names are more likely to make more money than their more femininely named counterparts, Coffey said.
She does not dress femininely or wear makeup, but she is still a girl and wants to be known and respected as a female and a lesbian.
61) There, the Court found that an employer's statement to a female of "walk more femininely, talk more femininely, dress more femininely, wear make-up, have her hair styled, and wear jewelry" in regards to improving her chances of partnership, constituted unlawful gender-based stereotyping under Title VII.
What Caro describes is actually a hybrid, a femininely dressed marble figurine of Priapus with breasts.