Effeminacy

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Effeminacy

Blue Boy
Gainsborough painting depicting princely lad with sissyish overtones. [Br. Art.: Misc.]
Fauntleroy, Little Lord
title-inheriting, yellow-curled sissy in velvet. [Am. Lit.: Little Lord Fauntleroy]
Percy
personification of “sissy.” [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Qasem Exirifard has been dismissed from Tehran's Khajeh Nasir Toosi university after its academic committee, in charge of examining staff's qualifications, deemed his voice was so effeminate it could lead to students ridicule him in the classroom.
David Tennant returns to Stratford as the effeminate Richard II
Q MY 18-year-old son has always been quite an effeminate boy.
We had Mick Jagger, with his tambourine, long hair, dancing about the stage, looking very effeminate and soon the macho Geordie audience had had enough.
Summary: Iraqi militias are reportedly killing and torturing Aagay or effeminate men in a climate of impunity and even collusion with the Iraqi security services, a leading international rights group said in Beirut on Monday.
It's a fag game," at which point he mimed an effeminate batter taking a swing.
The fact of the matter is they are not used to and are uncomfortable living in an environment that is often effeminate.
Police said the defendant and an unknown accomplice saw the victim and, thinking he looked effeminate, decided to lure him for sex.
Archangel brands itself as defying modern society's "simplistic, dumb, and effeminate caricature" of man with a "robust and heady" scent.
As a black, mixed-race, effeminate gay male, I have to face discrimination on a daily basis from society, or Cardiffian society, which is where I live at the moment.
Chaucer's early dream poems Book of the Duchess, House of Fame, and Parliament of Fowls have long been used to buttress the view that the poet evolved through three ascendant periods: effeminate French, liberating Italian, and manly English.
And here's how the hook became embedded: Two numbers later, swishy and effeminate Mark (Ryan J.