- a lesbian who embraces identity markers that are associated with traditional expressions of femininity, as clothing, hairstyle, interests, or behaviors.
- a gay man who embraces identity markers that are associated with traditional expressions of femininity.
- any person who adopts a feminine appearance, manner, or persona.
Origin of femme
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How to use femme in a sentence
The updated version differed from the Playboy Playmates and housewives of the ’50s in that its ideal femme also, figuratively if not literally, kicked ass.
Le Femme Finishing School helps transwomen find their inner beauty, no matter their age.
Yet for all her cred as a femme serieux, Kennedy keeps in close touch with the naughty girl of her past.Lisa Kennedy Montgomery on Her Path From MTV to Fox Business|Lloyd Grove|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The “Fallen Princesses” series is on display at Le Musée de la Femme in Québec.‘Fallen Princesses’: The Amazing Photos of Depressed Disney Royalty|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is a heist motif running through the film and an amnesia motif and a noirish femme fatale motif too.Danny Boyle, Director of 'Trance,' On His Favorite Psychological Thrillers|Danny Boyle|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Marie Windsor, who is one of the great femme fatales, is in it.
En effet un soir, sa femme et enfans l'abandonnerent entierement, et s'en allerent cabaner ailleurs, pensant que c'en estoit vuid.
She questioned Madame Vauchelet as to the probable cost of a femme de ménage.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Je vis M. le Baron d'Holbach environn d'une vieille femme et de deux villageois, l'un vieux comme elle et l'autre jeune.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
Cherchez la femme, said Maitland with evident gratification, counting spoonfuls of tea into the teapot.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
O'Meara, child as she still was, watched what was going on from the corner of her eye and thought: "Comme il aime cette femme!"Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks