How to use Effeminate in a sentence
Once again he was doing something that might be considered effeminate in another man, and yet he looked totally masculine.
That admiration for an empire of more than two hundred millions of men, where not one had the right to call himself free; that effeminate philosophy which has more praise for luxury and pleasures than for all the virtues; that style always elegant and never energetic, reveal at the most the elector of Hanover's slave."
The silken textures which at first found their way to Rome were necessarily of enormous cost, and their use by men was deemed a piece of effeminate luxury.
The Parthian magnates, on the other hand, with the army, would have little to do with Greek culture and Greek modes of life, which they contemptuously regarded as effeminate and unmanly.
About a year before his death, he is described by Sanson,2 a missionary from the French king Louis XIV., as tall, strong and active, a fine princea little too effeminate for a monarch, with a Roman nose very well proportioned to other parts, very large blue eyes, and a midling mouth, a beard painted black, shavd round, and well turnd, even to his ears.Advertisement
George, a pink effeminate hippo, who was shy and seemed to be too happy.
When the Romans became masters of the world, many of their upper classes, both before the close of the republic and under the empire, from a love of Greek manners and literature or from indolent and effeminate habits, resorted to Neapolis, either for the education and the cultivation of gymnastic exercises or for the enjoyment of music and of a soft and luxurious climate.
I must admit that to my eye ' John ' does look very effeminate.
One of the figures, a barbarian captive, effeminate like those which appear on Roman triumphal arches, is practically intact.
Surrounded by his mignons, he scandalized the people by his effeminate manners.Advertisement
His hair is abundant, black, lank and coarse, but the beard is scanty, and usually plucked out, which gives him an effeminate appearance.
He was the most effeminate and corrupt of a line of effeminate princes; hence Arbaces, satrap of Media, rebelled and, with the help of Belesys, the Babylonian priest, besieged Nineveh.
Many women prefer the handsome middle aged man he is today, to the young, slightly effeminate man he was.
The national service tailor in our wing tailor shop had a rather effeminate manner.
In his human form, Tarou wears a scaled vest and bracers and earrings, and is extremely effeminate in appearance.Advertisement
In the past this has made Alex wonder whether he seems effeminate to black men or just to Marvin in particular.
Or how my grandfather used to swim effeminate little one-armed laps until he got tired.
Frederick William, seeing his son apparently absorbed in frivolous and effeminate amusements, gradually conceived for him an intense ., dislike, which had its share in causing him to break off the negotiations for a double marriage between the prince of Wales and Wilhelmina, and the princess Amelia, daughter of George II., and Frederick; for Frederick had been so indiscreet as to carry on a separate correspondence with the English court and to vow that he would marry Amelia or no one.
Because of the color's darker hue and less effeminate tints, it is also favored for men's engagement rings.
Nightgowns for men don't have to be effeminate or sissy, either—they can be practical and warm for layering in extreme conditions.Advertisement
The bronze features were smooth and perfectly formed - almost too perfect, and yet, not effeminate.
He was naturally compassionate towards objects in distress even to an effeminate measure; though God had made him a heart wherein was left little room for fear,.
In all his life nothing became him so well as his manner of leaving it; but the fortitude he then showed, even if it was not merely the courage of despair, cannot blind us to the fact that he was little better than a reckless and vicious spendthrift, who was not the less dangerous because his fiercer passions were concealed beneath an affectation of effeminate dandyism.