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Word of the Day — July 14, 2012

July 24, 2012 - Scott Viau
Effete — eh-FEET — (a person) affected, overrefined, ineffectual

Example: "In a review of 'Fright Night,' A.O.Scott explains that 'Ed sputters, in the midst of trying to explain that real vampires are nothing like the effete and sensitive immortals played by Robert Pattinson and his colleagues.'"

 
 

 

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