unfeminine

adjective
un·​fem·​i·​nine | \ ˌən-ˈfe-mə-nən How to pronounce unfeminine (audio) \

Definition of unfeminine

: not characteristic of, typical of, or appropriate for a woman : not feminine an unfeminine voice/manner

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Recent Examples on the Web Women rated as being unattractive or unfeminine are more negatively evaluated than comparably unattractive men. Rachel Morrison, Quartz at Work, "How open-plan offices work against women," 9 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unfeminine

1766, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfeminine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfeminine. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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