from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an effeminate manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an effeminate or womanish manner; weakly; softly; delicately.
  • adv. By means of a woman; by the power or art of a woman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an effeminate manner; womanishly; weakly.


effeminate +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


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