Effeminate Synonyms and Antonyms

ĭ-fĕm'ə-nĭt

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Synonyms for Effeminate

(Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
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The state of having traits of both genders. [from the mid-19th c.]
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(Of a competition, etc.) Between the sexes.
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Like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
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(Of a person) Showing characteristics that are not manly, such as being immature, effeminate or cowardly, which might be construed as an indicator of weakness or of baseness of character.
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The sum of all attributes that convey (are perceived to convey) womanhood.
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Not stern; lenient:
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Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence; shy; timorous
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Lacking in vigour or expression.
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Like or fit for a woman; womanly
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Having characteristics traditionally ascribed to the other sex, especially as a male who is considered to be effeminate.
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Of or characteristic of a woman or women; female
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Characterized by short steps or affected daintiness
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Like a woman; womanish
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The quality of being effeminate
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The condition of being feminine; femininity
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Femininity, specifically the feminine form of an adult woman.
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Made like a sissy. Effete.
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Deprived of virility, strength, or vigor; effeminate
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having unsuitable feminine qualities
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having unsuitable feminine qualities
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(Pejorative) Cowardly.
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Antonyms for Effeminate

Well-developed or toned in musculature:
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The definition of masculine is something male or relating to or suitable for a boy or man.
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Words Related to Effeminate

Effeminate; womanish
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In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is larger and less motile than the other corresponding gamete (the male gamete) of the same species. The egg cells of higher animals and plants are female gametes.
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Having qualities more appropriate to women than to men
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Find another word for effeminate. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for effeminate, like: feminine, gentle, androgyny, intersexual, womanish, unmanly, femininity, immodest, obnoxious, soft and timid.