Synonyms for feminine

Synonyms for (noun) feminine

Synonyms: feminine

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

Similar words: gender, grammatical gender

Definition: a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness

Synonyms for (adjective) feminine

Synonyms: feminine

Definition: associated with women and not with men

Usage: feminine intuition

Similar words: fair

Definition: attractively feminine

Usage: the fair sex


Similar words: female, distaff

Definition: characteristic of or peculiar to a woman

Usage: female sensitiveness; female suffrage


Similar words: maidenlike, maidenly

Definition: befitting or characteristic of a maiden

Usage: a maidenly blush


Similar words: powder-puff

Definition: used of competitive activities in which only women take part

Usage: powder-puff baseball; a powder-puff football game


Synonyms: womanly, feminine

Definition: befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman

Usage: womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion

Similar words: matronly

Definition: befitting or characteristic of a fully mature woman

Usage: her matronly figure


Similar words: womanlike

Definition: resembling a woman

Usage: a womanlike stone image


Synonyms: feminine

Definition: (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable

Usage: a feminine ending

Similar words: unstressed

Definition: not bearing a stress or accent

Usage: short vowels are unstressed