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effeminize

[ ih-fem-uh-nahyz ]
/ 瑟藞f蓻m 蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ef路fem路i路nized, ef路fem路i路niz路ing.
to make effeminate.
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Origin of effeminize

First recorded in 1605鈥15; effemin(ate) + -ize
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