Tuesday, September 07, 2004
Definitions for epicene
- Having the characteristics of both sexes.
- Effeminate; unmasculine.
- Sexless; neuter.
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Citations for epicene
He has a clear-eyed, epicene handsomeness -- cruel, sensuous mouth; cheekbones to cut your heart on -- the sort of excessive beauty that is best appreciated in repose on a 50-foot screen.
She smothers (almost literally at times) her weak, epicene son Vladimir, and is prepared to commit any crime to see him become Tsar, despite his reluctance.