How to use "effete" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "effete" in popular movie and book plots

  • Caesar, an effete tough guy and his slovenly half brother, Otto, have signed up as summer camp counselors.  - Caesar and Otto's Summer Camp Massacre
  • Mackie's girlfriend Susan ("Sukey") Dunmayne, daughter of a laird, briefs an SLA section in Stirling, consisting mainly of students and commanded by effete lecturer Donald Levi, to act against any deal between Henderson, the moderate leader of the SNP, and the sitting Conservative Prime Minister Patrick Harvey.  - Scotch on the Rocks
  • Without consulting her daughter, Lady Marjorie has engaged a house cook for Elizabeth and her new husband, the effete show-off and moderately famous (but not financially successful) poet Lawrence.  - The New Man (Upstairs, Downstairs)
  • She then convinces Minnie to stay another night and learn the latest tango steps from effete dance instructor Ernest.  - Our Betters
  • The performance is unable to begin until the pianist, an effete young man in period garb, secures one of the set runners from "Fatal Bolero" as a page turner.  - For Ever Mozart
  • In his first meeting with her board of directors following Doris's cremation, a now obviously effete Bernard appears confident and in control, dressed in a style and acting in a manner that is peculiarly similar to Doris's at the beginning of the film.  - Bernard and Doris
  • The old French nobility, who are in the last decade before being consumed by the French Revolution, are portrayed as effete and decadent.  - John Adams (miniseries)
  • Tim remembers his assignation in the local tavern's parking lot with the blond porn star Jessica Pond, while her effete husband Lonnie Pangborn watched from the sidelines, distraught.  - Tough Guys Don't Dance (film)
  • They learn that they are being trained by the brutal and effete Lieutenant Colonel Girdwood (Mark Lambert) and then auctioned off to other regiments by Sharpe's old enemy, Sir Henry Simmerson (Michael Cochrane) with Fenner getting a kickback.  - Sharpe's Regiment (TV programme)
  • Erjin "servitors" seize control of Szintarre from its effete inhabitants.  - The Gray Prince
  • Back at home, Katherine shows her photographs to her sister Hoppy (Ilka Chase) and their snobbish sophisticated friends—her effete suitor and Mirror publisher Henry Fulton (Paul McGrath), playwright Dunbar (Morton Lowry), and composer Roger Winant (Richard Haydn)—who make fun of the brawling "ape".  - No Time for Love (1943 film)
  • But far too often she strays into a Walter Mitty-like dream world full of funny fantasies with her effete shop assistant.  - Skyscraper (musical)
  • After Edmund disparages the Pimpernel, two effete noblemen, Topper (Tim McInnerny) and Smedley (Nigel Planer), bet him a thousand guineas that he can't go to France, rescue an aristocrat and present him at the French Embassy Ball.  - Nob and Nobility
  • Dirty Ho, who is not too bright, can't figure out why his efforts to fight with the seemingly cowardly, effete Wang inevitably result in clumsy disaster.  - Dirty Ho
  • They go there and meet the owner of the castle, the effete Jacques-Henri Jacquard, the unwitting descendant and close likeness of Jacquouille (they react to each other with mutual disgust).  - Les Visiteurs
  • Heimi Henderson, who owns the off-licence downstairs, has refused demands for protection money by mr Lovebucket, an effete gangster played by Peter Richardson whose abiding love is his Citroën DS car.  - Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door
  • From the diaries, Will learns that Nantwich has been to Egypt and then returned to London, where he met with Ronald Firbank; an extraordinary portrait of effete decrepitude; camp and alcoholic.  - The Swimming Pool Library
  • Seeing the mistreatment of the peons by rich landowners and the oppressive colonial government, Don Diego, who is not as effete as he pretends, has taken the identity of the masked Robin Hood-like rogue Señor Zorro ("Mr.  - The Mark of Zorro (1920 film)
  • He first interviews charismatic newspaper columnist Waldo Lydecker (Clifton Webb), an imperious, effete dandy, who relates how he met Laura and became her mentor.  - Laura (1944 film)

Example sentences for "effete" in interesting articles

Meaning of "effete" in English

  • marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    - a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

Meaning of "effete" in Hindi

  • दुर्बल
  • दुर्बल
  • क्षीण
  • अशक्त
  • अयोग्य
  • जीर्ण
  • थका हुआ
  • जराशिथिल

Synonyms of "effete"

  • decadent

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