Thesaurus

effete


effete

adjective

Definition of EFFETE

1
having lost forcefulness, courage, or spirit <the soft, effete society that marked the final years of the Roman empire>
Antonyms undecadent
4
of or relating to a man who has or displays qualities considered more suitable for women <people were surprised to learn that the effete man played football>

February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
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