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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fem]
    • /fɛm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fem]
    • /fɛm/

Definitions of femme word

  • noun femme a lesbian who is notably feminine in appearance. 1
  • noun femme A lesbian or an effeminate male homosexual who takes a traditionally feminine sexual role. 1
  • noun femme a woman or wife 0
  • noun femme a lesbian who adopts a feminine role in a relationship 0
  • noun femme a person, esp. a lesbian, who dresses and behaves in a way regarded as traditionally feminine or effeminate 0
  • noun femme (archaic, rare) A woman, a wife, particularly in heraldry. 0

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Parts of speech for Femme


femme popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

femme usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for femme

noun femme

  • girl — a female child, from birth to full growth.
  • mother — parent
  • madam — (often initial capital letter) a polite term of address to a woman, originally used only to a woman of rank or authority: Madam President; May I help you, madam?
  • sister — a female offspring having both parents in common with another offspring; female sibling.
  • daughter — Someone's daughter is their female child.

Antonyms for femme

noun femme

  • male — a republic in the Indian Ocean, SW of India, consisting of about 2000 islands: British protectorate 1887–1965. 115 sq. mi. (298 sq. km). Capital: Male.
  • man — Unix manual page

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