Definition of defeminize in English:
Deprive of feminine characteristics: there was concern that female professionalism and independence were defeminizing women
More example sentences
- Margery seems defeminised, too: her experience of womanhood feels very much an outsider's view.
- May is defeminized when she occupies those positions and/or performs functions already performed by men.
- It was carried out with considerable brutality and impersonality, where the victims were publicly defeminised and destroyed.
Definition of defeminize in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan