feminize

verb fem·i·nize \ ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz \
Updated on: 11 Apr 2018

Definition of feminize

feminized; feminizing
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)

feminization

play \ˌfe-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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First Known Use of feminize

1652

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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feminize

transitive verb fem·i·nize
variants: or British feminise play \ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of feminize

feminized or British feminised; feminizing or British feminising
: to cause (a male or castrate) to take on feminine characters (as by implantation of ovaries or administration of estrogenic substances)

feminization

or British feminisation play \ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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