1. [ adjective ] associated with women and not with men

"feminine intuition"

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
Synonyms: womanly

"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
Related terms: gender
Similar spelling:   femininity