defeminize

verb
de·​fem·​i·​nize | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz How to pronounce defeminize (audio) \
defeminized; defeminizing; defeminizes

Definition of defeminize

transitive verb

: to divest of feminine qualities or characteristics : masculinize

Other Words from defeminize

defeminization \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌfe-​mə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce defeminize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of defeminize

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Defeminize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/defeminize. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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defeminize

transitive verb
de·​fem·​i·​nize
variants: or British defeminise \ (ˈ)dē-​ˈfem-​ə-​ˌnīz How to pronounce defeminize (audio) \
defeminized or British defeminised; defeminizing or British defeminising

Medical Definition of defeminize

: to divest of feminine qualities or physical characteristics : masculinize

Other Words from defeminize

defeminization or British defeminisation \ -​ˌfem-​ə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce defeminize (audio) \ noun

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