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epicene

Pronunciation: /ˈepəsiːn; ˈepɪsiːn/

Translation of epicene in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Linguistics/Lingüística] epiceno 1.2 (effeminate) [literary/literario] afeminado
    Example sentences
    • He had an epicene beauty and his iconic character was the ‘thing in itself,’ comedy and pathos in the same figure.
    • He was also a eunuch of such beauty that the sultan fell for his epicene handsomeness and appointed him his senior commander.
    • For someone who has spent much of his life perfecting an image of epicene other-worldliness, he now bears startlingly normal hallmarks of a bloke you'd enjoy talking to down the pub.
    Example sentences
    • In this movie though, it's formed out of an epicene husband and a working-class orphan who have cemented their bonds in her absence, in a tent on an overnighter in the dark forest, to the tune of hooting owls.
    • Among my favorites are the triumphant warrior Fortinbras represented by a pair of barefoot drips in angel costume, he blond and epicene, she a redheaded virago.
    • Their gestures, facial expressions, and vocal intonations render them stereotypically gay or epicene.

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