verb (used with or without object), fem·i·nized, fem·i·niz·ing.

  1. to make or become feminine.


  1. to make or become feminine
  2. to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics

1650s, from Latin femina (see feminine) + -ize. Related: Feminized; feminizing. Femalize (1670s, intransitive, 1709, transitive) and femininize (1868) are more rare.

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