|1.||[ adjective ] associated with women and not with men|
|Related terms:||masculine female powder-puff powder-puff maidenlike fair female female|
|2.||[ adjective ] (grammar) of grammatical gender|
|Related terms:||masculine neuter|
|3.||[ adjective ] (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable|
"a feminine ending"
|Related terms:||music unstressed|
|4.||[ adjective ] befitting or characteristic of a woman especially a mature woman|
"womanly virtues of gentleness and compassion"
|Related terms:||unwomanly womanlike matronly|
|5.||[ noun ] (grammar) a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female|