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Another word for distaff

  1. Women in general

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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of women

      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of women, often in showing qualities traditionally attributed to women:
      2. Fully developed as a woman, as in having a curvaceous figure:
      1. Of, characteristic of, or suitable to a woman, especially when considered inferior to a man:
      2. Imitative or suggestive of a woman rather than a man:
      1. Of or relating to women or girls.
      2. Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to women, such as demureness.
      3. Effeminate; womanish.
      1. Of or denoting the sex that produces ova or bears young.
      2. Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex in humans and other animals:
      3. Consisting of members of this sex.
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