afeminado
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afeminado(
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feh
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mee
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nah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (showing characteristics typical of women)
a. effeminate
El pintor era un hombre afeminado y sensible.The painter was an effeminate and sensitive man.
2. (typically pertaining to women)
a. effeminate
Roberto es musculoso pero tiene una voz afeminada.Roberto has big muscles but an effeminate voice.
3. (homosexual)
a. gay
Joaquín es afeminado, Juliana. No le gustan las mujeres.Joaquin is gay, Juliana. He doesn't like women.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
4. (male who shows characteristics typical of women)
a. effeminate man
Diego es un afeminado, pero no es gay.Diego is an effeminate man, but he's not gay.
5. (homosexual man)
a. gay man
Es un estereotipo decir que los afeminados se visten bien.It's a stereotype to say that gay men know how to dress well.
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afeminado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. effeminate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. effeminate man
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afeminado
adjective
effeminate
effeminate man; poof (familiar); fag (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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