Feminine synonyms

fĕm'ə-nĭn

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The definition of delicate is someone or something that is subtle, fragile, frail or a skilled example of something.
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Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
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Like a woman; womanish
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Characterized by great subtlety, precision, etc.
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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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Sensitive is defined as someone or something that is easily hurt, disturbed or offended.
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Having or showing qualities or characteristics more often associated with females than males; unmanly:
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(Grammar) Having a form belonging more especially to words which are not appellations of males or females; expressing or designating that which is of neither sex.
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Of or pertaining to a maiden.
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Of or pertaining to a vixen; resembling a vixen.
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Like, characteristic of, or suitable for a lady; refined; well-bred
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(Of a behaviour or action) Not acceptable of a man.
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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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Having qualities stereotypically associated with women
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(Grammar) Pertaining to a grammatical gender used in plurals of some Slavic languages, corresponding to the personal masculine animate nouns.
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Fastidious and fussy, especially when eating.
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Of, like, or suitable to a girl or girlhood
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Soft or delicate and easily chewed, broken, cut, etc.; fragile, succulent, etc.
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Like, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman; feminine or effeminate
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Having no characteristics of either sex.
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of women
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Uncharacteristic of, unbecoming to, or degrading to a woman, especially in not conforming to stereotypical feminine traits such as modesty and reserve.
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Female; specif., designating the maternal side of a family
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Having pistils but no stamens:
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(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
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Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
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In the capacity of a matron; serving as a housekeeper or head nurse.
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Capable of being changed.
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Light in color, especially blond:
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Having qualities stereotypically associated with women
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Reserved; disinclined to familiar approach.
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Bending easily; flexible
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In or of the passive voice
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Made like a sissy. Effete.
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Having qualities more appropriate to women than to men
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Synonym Study

  • Ladylike refers to manners, conduct, etc. such as are expected from a refined or well-bred woman
  • Effeminate , used chiefly in reference to a man, implies delicacy, softness, or lack of virility
  • Womanish , in contrast, suggests weaknesses and faults that are sometimes regarded as characteristic of women
  • Womanly suggests the generally desirable qualities one associates with a woman, esp. one who has maturity of character
  • Female is the basic term applied to members of the sex that is biologically distinguished from the male sex and is used of animals or plants as well as of human beings
  • Feminine refers to qualities, other than those basically biological, thought to be characteristic of or suitable to women, as delicacy, gentleness, etc.
Find another word for feminine. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for feminine, like: delicate, graceful, womanly, refined, female, sensitive, effeminate, neuter, sensuous, maidenly and vixenish.