Definition of effeminate:
sissy, machismo, weak, soft, bisexual, boyish, unmanlike, sissyish, emasculate, cissy, masculine, male, camp, study at female, female, epicene, unmanful, sissified, macho, gender, manly, womanly, effete, unmanly.
The Corticelli was the first to arrive, bringing with her her brother, an effeminate- looking young man, who played the violin moderately well, and her mother, who informed me that she never allowed her daughter to dine out without herself and her son.- "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
When the Hydriatic System becomes more and more a part of the practice of educated and enlightened practitioners, it will become a much greater benefit to the human race, not only with regard to the cure of eruptive fevers, but of that of all diseases to which it can be adapted, beside the happy reform it will assist in bringing about in our effeminate and luxurious way of living, which, at all times, has been a source of ruin for individuals, families and nations.- "Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms", Charles Munde.
His personal appearance likewise indicated a mixture of races- tall and well- knit, he suggested a strong and determined nature; on the other hand, there was something almost effeminate in the regularity of his features, and his lips were somewhat sensuous.- "The Day of Judgment", Joseph Hocking.