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defeminize

play
verb de·fem·i·nize \(ˌ)dē-ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz\

Definition of defeminize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to divest of feminine qualities or characteristics :  masculinize

defeminization play \(ˌ)dē-ˌfe-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1907

First Known Use of defeminize

1907

Rhymes with defeminize

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Medical Dictionary

defeminize

transitive verb de·fem·i·nize

Medical Definition of defeminize

de·fem·i·nized or British de·fem·i·nised; de·fem·i·niz·ing or British de·fem·i·nis·ing

  1. :  to divest of feminine qualities or physical characteristics :  masculinize

de·fem·i·ni·za·tion or British de·fem·i·ni·sa·tion \-ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of defeminize

or British de·fem·i·nise \(ˈ)dē-ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\play

Learn More about defeminize

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "defeminize"


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