- 1Having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with women, especially delicacy and prettiness: a feminine frilled blouseMás ejemplos en oraciones
womanly, ladylike; girlish; soft, delicate, gentle, graceful• informal girly
- A subtle feminine touch is given by using soft shades and delicate embroidery.
- The pink also gives it a more feminine and ladylike quality.
- It had a feminine girlish quality in the cut, but a bold, womanly quality in color.
- 1.1Of or relating to women; female: he enjoys feminine companyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Removing the board gently, he reached down into the hollow and retrieved a bundle of papers covered edge-to-edge in a pretty, feminine hand.
- They were pretty eyes, almost feminine, he decided, and it was probably that.
- The feminine side of me wants humanistic evaluations of interesting female people in the news, written by well-bred, well educated women.
- 2 Grammar Of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as female.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- To be sure, it may be the case, in a gender language, that male and female persons will be designated by nouns of masculine and feminine gender, respectively.
- English is a great language - no masculine and feminine nouns, fewer tenses to our verbs and loads of nouns.
- A college class was discussing the fact that nouns in some foreign languages are either of masculine or feminine gender.
- 3 Music (Of a cadence) occurring on a metrically weak beat.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- If, on the other hand, we accept the idea of an 'extra-light' feminine cadence, we obtain a pleasing rounded construction.
- The only full cadence - a languid feminine cadence drawn out over a full measure - comes at the close of the B section.
sustantivo(the feminine) Volver al principio
- 1The female sex or gender: the association of the arts with the feminineMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The Catholic understanding of the feminine would be lost forever if the Church had a female priesthood.
- In discussing drag, we talk about challenging the audience's conception of gender, or recovering the male performer's sense of the feminine.
- Early in the film, Janice's transgressions already resonate on a specific historical level and tap into older notions regarding the feminine.
- 1.1 Grammar A feminine word or form.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- A noun that is classified as feminine in one language might be masculine in another.
- Even today we refer to objects like ships in the feminine!
- After a long time, Michel fell asleep thinking about how the boat itself was named after a man, yet was always referred to in the feminine.
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- It's not just women who would make great leaders (sensually, femininely, in the light of science), but also gay people.
- A person who puts on a skirt or makeup sends an obvious signal that he or she is dressed femininely, but a person in pants and no makeup could be dressed as any gender.
- ‘At least one person thinks I look all right in this,’ she laughed, examining the femininely cut tuxedo she wore.
late Middle English: from Latin femininus, from femina 'woman'.