Effeminate vs Eurofag - What's the difference?

effeminate | eurofag |


As an adjective effeminate

is (often|derogatory|of a man or boy) having behaviour or mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of a woman or girl; feminine.

As a verb effeminate

is (archaic) to make womanly; to unman.

As a noun eurofag is

(slang|derogatory) a european who is pretentious, snobbish, and/or effeminate, or a non-european who emulates such people.

effeminate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (often, derogatory, of a man or boy) Having behaviour or mannerisms considered unmasculine or typical of a woman or girl; feminine.
  • * Bishop Hurd
  • An effeminate and unmanly foppery.
  • (obsolete) womanly; tender
  • * Shakespeare
  • Gentle, kind, effeminate remorse.

    Synonyms

    * camp * swish

    Verb

    (effeminat)
  • (archaic) To make womanly; to unman.
  • * , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.134:
  • the studie of sciences doth more weaken and effeminate mens minds, than corroborate and adapt them to warre.
  • * John Locke
  • It will not corrupt or effeminate children's minds.

    eurofag

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang, derogatory) A European who is pretentious, snobbish, and/or effeminate, or a non-European who emulates such people.
  • * 1996 , Matthew Rettenmund, Totally Awesome 80s
  • The era that brought us Valley Girls and Eurofags , power suits and parachute pants, Rick Springfield and Samantha Fox, and the personal computer revolution...
  • * 2000 , Cintra Wilson, A massive swelling
  • We must cease to find glamour in the mondo-expensivo Eurofag Gucci footwear camps, just because magazines tell us they're glamorous. We must learn to be more impressed by the dignified, esoteric details...
  • * 2005 , Carrie Karasyov, Jill Kargman, Wolves in chic clothing
  • ...you're getting ready to go out to another fucking charity ball you're dreading and you hear her on the phone talking to her pansy-ass Eurofag lover.
  • * 2006 , Jaffe Cohen, Tush
  • And when Dennis Fairchild finally made his appearance at 1:30, arm in arm with Jean Paul and a coterie of Eurofag fashion models...