from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized
- n. The development of female sex characteristics
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of feminizing, or the state of being feminized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rendering or becoming feminine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process of becoming feminized; the development of female characteristics (loss of facial hair or breast enlargement) in a male because of hormonal disorders or castration
Sorry, no etymologies found.
We continually speak about the fact that women make 70 cents to every dollar a man makes and yet we refuse to acknowledge more than lip service to the term feminization of poverty.
Black women represent the very term feminization of poverty and when responsible for raising a child, motherhood and race combine in many instances to create abject poverty.
The so-called feminization of America really the slow movement toward equality is reflected in most sports, many boardrooms, and the military.
Many people are aware of the phenomenon known as feminization of poverty.
At this point Equiano's Christian masochism reveals itself to be integrally connected to a certain feminization.
At the start of his career, one recurring theme of his work was the lampooning of the so-called feminization of American culture as men abandoned hard labor to work for corporations.
Parental leave, day care, the so-called feminization of our politics or the soccer moms -- it's real for these three women in Buffalo.
The so-called feminization of migration, the United Nations and the International Labor Organization (ILO) claim, has the potential in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment.
We've heard it all before, of course: endless tiresome right-wing commentary about the so-called "feminization" of culture, for example.
Not that a post that ridiculous warrants any serious critique (and Sprearhead's rambling don't even begin to hold a candle to Dirk Benedict's marvelous tirade), but the author doesn't even begin to show that there's a "feminization" process at work, rather than just a foreseeable progression that science fiction has gone through as its become fodder for prime time TV.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.