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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Feminine(0.01024 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Feminine.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: associated with women and not with men; “feminine intuition”
2: of grammatical gender [ant: neuter, masculine]
3: befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature
woman; “womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion”
[syn: womanly] [ant: unwomanly]
4: (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable;
“a feminine ending”
n : a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to
females or to objects classified as female
English → English (gcide)
Feminine \Fem"i*nine\, n.
1. A woman. [Obs. or Colloq.]
They guide the feminines toward the palace.
2. (Gram.) Any one of those words which are the appellations
of females, or which have the terminations usually found
in such words; as, actress, songstress, abbess, executrix.
There are but few true feminines in English.
Feminine \Fem"i*nine\, a. [L. femininus, fr. femina woman; prob.
akin to L. fetus, or to Gr. qh^sqai to suck, qh^sai to
suckle, Skr. dh[=a] to suck; cf. AS. f[=ae]mme woman, maid:
cf. F. f['e]minin. See Fetus.]
1. Of or pertaining to a woman, or to women; characteristic
of a woman; womanish; womanly.
Her letters are remarkably deficient in feminine
ease and grace. --Macaulay.
2. Having the qualities of a woman; becoming or appropriate
to the female sex; as, in a good sense, modest, graceful,
affectionate, confiding; or, in a bad sense, weak,
nerveless, timid, pleasure-loving, effeminate.
Her heavenly form
Angelic, but more soft and feminine. --Milton.
Ninus being esteemed no man of war at all, but
altogether feminine, and subject to ease and
delicacy. --Sir W.
Feminine rhyme. (Pros.) See Female rhyme, under Female,
Syn: See Female, a.