(noun, adjective)


1. associated with women and not with men

- feminine intuition

Similar word(s): female, fair, distaff, female, maidenlike, maidenly, feminine

2. of grammatical gender

Similar word(s): feminine

3. befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman

Similar word(s): matronly, womanlike, womanly

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

- a feminine ending

Similar word(s): unstressed

Sentences with feminine as an adjective:

- Mary, Elizabeth, and Edith are feminine names.


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

Definition categories: communication, gender