Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin femina 'woman'


Related topics: Grammar
1 having qualities that are considered to be typical of women, especially by being gentle, delicate, and pretty:
Dianne loved pretty feminine things.
2 relating to being female [= female]:
traditional feminine roles
Amelia's report describes the experience from a feminine point of view.
3SLG a feminine noun, pronoun etc belongs to a class of words that have different inflections from masculine or neuter words [↪ masculine]

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