[fem-uh-nahyz] /ˈfɛm əˌnaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), feminized, feminizing.
to make or become .
to make or become feminine
to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics
1650s, from Latin femina (see feminine) + -ize. Related: Feminized; feminizing. Femalize (1670s, intransitive, 1709, transitive) and femininize (1868) are more rare.
noun, Informal: Sometimes Disparaging. 1. .
[fem] /fɛm/ noun, Slang. 1. a lesbian who is notably feminine in appearance. /French fam; English fɛm/ noun 1. a woman or wife 2. (fɛm). a lesbian who adopts a feminine role in a relationship n. French, literally “woman,” from Old French feme, from Latin femina (see feminine). Slang meaning “passive and more feminine partner […]
- Femme de chambre
/fam də ʃɑ̃brə/ noun (pl) femmes de chambre (fam də ʃɑ̃brə) 1. a chambermaid 2. (rare) a personal maid
[fem fuh-tal, -tahl, fey-; French fam fa-tal] /ˌfɛm fəˈtæl, -ˈtɑl, feɪ-; French fam faˈtal/ noun, plural femmes fatales [fem fuh-talz, -tahlz, fey-; French fam fa-tal] /ˌfɛm fəˈtælz, -ˈtɑlz, feɪ-; French fam faˈtal/ (Show IPA) 1. an irresistibly attractive woman, especially one who leads men into difficult, dangerous, or disastrous situations; siren. /fam fatal; English ˈfɛm […]