Meaning of unfeminine in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈfɛmɪnɪn/

Translate unfeminine into Spanish


  • Not having or showing qualities traditionally associated with women.

    ‘people thought it unfeminine for women not to look forward to marriage as the sole hope and purpose of their lives’
    • ‘Hairy legs on women are considered unfeminine, although they are completely natural.’
    • ‘She attributes her accomplishments to the far-sightedness of her father who not only encouraged her in academics but also stood steadfast in his support of her profession that was dubbed unfeminine.’
    • ‘They had to often wear unflattering and unfeminine clothes.’
    • ‘A woman being called unfeminine may take different forms.’
    • ‘Women have been socialized so strongly to become mothers that we often feel guilty, unfeminine or a failure if we are not sure whether we want children.’
    • ‘The company allegedly had a problem with her "unfeminine" clothing.’
    • ‘Women's clothing at that time was devoid of pockets which were considered unfeminine and unnecessary.’
    • ‘She worked out at a time when it was thought to be distinctly unfeminine.’
    • ‘Though women are swearing more today than before, it is still regarded by many as "unfeminine".’
    • ‘There is nothing unfeminine about striving for athletic excellence.’
    manly, masculine, all man, virile, red-blooded, swashbuckling