What does it mean for word to have female connotations?

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Nov 29, 2016

Answer:

See explanation.

Explanation:

A noun can have female connotation when it is mostly used to describe women.

Examples:

  • adjective pretty is usually used to describe women so it can have female connotations. Its synonym with male connotation could be the word handsome.

  • some professions can also have female connotations; the example could be a nurse or a teacher; this is because more women work in those professions than men.