feminize

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

fem·i·nize

verb \ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz\
fem·i·nizedfem·i·niz·ing

Definition of FEMINIZE

transitive verb
1
:  to give a feminine quality to
2
:  to cause (a male or castrate) to take on feminine characters (as by implantation of ovaries or administration of estrogens)
fem·i·ni·za·tion \ˌfe-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of FEMINIZE

1652

fem·i·nize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
fem·i·nized or British fem·i·nisedfem·i·niz·ing or British fem·i·nis·ing

Medical Definition of FEMINIZE

: to cause (a male or castrate) to take on feminine characters (as by implantation of ovaries or administration of estrogenic substances)
fem·i·ni·za·tion or British fem·i·ni·sa·tion \ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of FEMINIZE

fem·i·nize or British fem·i·nise \ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\

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