Definition of effetely in English:



See effete

  • ‘Cricket in Scotland may be a minority pursuit and there will always be those who see it as effetely English, as you say, and therefore to be resisted.’
  • ‘Cullen's creative work is often effetely comfortable and self-consciously vulnerable.’
  • ‘We want our kids to be educated but we hate elitists who seem over effetely educated.’
  • ‘They smoked effetely, holding the cigarette between thumb and index finger, puffing the smoke out without inhaling it.’
  • ‘A later script note describes the guests at Oscar Wilde's residence as ‘laughing effetely and drinking champagne.’’