What is feminine?

  • (adj): Of grammatical gender.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Femininity (also called womanliness or womanhood) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women. Femininity is made up of both socially defined and biologically created factors. This makes it distinct from the simple definition of the biological female sex, as women, men, and transgender people can all exhibit feminine traits.

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Some articles on feminine:

Always (product)
... Always is a brand of feminine hygiene products, including maxi pads, pantiliners, and feminine wipes, produced by Procter Gamble ... position in manufacturing and commercializing feminine hygiene products ...
Lithuanian Name - Pavardė (surname) - Feminine Forms
... Lithuanian surnames, unlike in the most of Europe, have specific masculine and feminine forms ... a masculine surname usually ends in -as, -ys or -is, its feminine equivalent ends in -ienė or rarely -uvienė for married women and -aitė, -utė, -iūtė or -yt ... According to the Department of Statistics of Lithuania of most popular feminine family names are Kazlauskienė Jankauskienė Petrauskienė Stankevičien ...
Feminine - Feminist Views
... such as third-wave feminists and lipstick feminists, argue that feminism shouldn't devalue feminine culture and identity, and that symbols of feminine identity such as make-up, suggestive clothing and having a ...
Semiotic Square - Example
... - is a way of classifying concepts which are relevant to a given opposition of concepts, such as feminine-masculine, beautiful-ugly, etc ... neither S1 nor S2 For example, from the pair of opposite concepts masculine-feminine, we get S1 masculine S2 feminine ~S1 not-masculine ~S2 not-feminine S1 and S2 masculine ... hermaphrodite, bi-sexual neither S1 nor S2 neither masculine nor feminine, asexual ...
Sissy (transgender)
... In "sissy role play" a sissy is a person (typically a man)who adopts hyper-feminine behaviors, and engages in stereotypical "feminine" activities (e.g ... is a voluntary transformation from masculine to feminine, either physically, behaviorally, or both ... regards to sexual orientation and gender identity and to the type of feminine dress and appearance they fetishize ...

More definitions of "feminine":

  • (noun): A gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female.
  • (adj): (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable.
    Example: "A feminine ending"
  • (adj): Associated with women and not with men.
    Example: "Feminine intuition"
  • (adj): Befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman.
    Synonyms: womanly

Famous quotes containing the word feminine:

    If necessity is the mother of invention, then resourcefulness is the father.
    Beulah Louise Henry, U.S. inventor. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch. 13, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992)