One of them was a skinny, young black fellow who wore spectacles and spoke with an effeminate voice.
By making ‘gay’ equate with effeminate , society has done a good job of creating a minority closed category which forces people to take sides.
And certainly once a man begins to neglect his domestic duties he becomes painfully effeminate , does he not?
I don't think cooking is effeminate - I'd question the sexual orientation of anyone who said that!
It's the tale of a delicate, sheltered little prince who leaves his castle and ventures into a world with no patience for effeminate and ineffectual aristocrats.
While I was at High School, there was a guy in the year above me who was picked on and teased mercilessly because he was effeminate .
They adopt feminine dress, footwear donned not for wear but for show, and an affected effeminate gait.
He noted a soft, effeminate soldier across the way.
I've been told it's one of Derek's more effeminate moments.
He had extremely effeminate hands and gestures.