feminize

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feminize (third-person singular simple present feminizes, present participle feminizing, simple past and past participle feminized)

  1. (transitive) To make (more) feminine.
    • 1962, D J B Ashley, Human Intersex
      Parabiosis experiments on primitive vertebrates showed inversion of sex in either direction, males were feminized and females masculinized.
  2. (intransitive) To become (more) feminine.

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