Woman synonyms and antonyms

wo͝om'ən

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(Old-fashioned) A woman with reference to the man who is her devoted attendant, lover, etc.
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an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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A female animal or plant
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Literally) An elderly woman.
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(Now chiefly historical or humorous) An English noblewoman or gentlewoman; the form of address to such a person; a lady. [from 18th c.]
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Used as a courtesy title before the name of a woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
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(Informal) A female sweetheart:
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The quality of being feminal; femininity.
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A person, usually male, with duties or skills associated with a specified thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
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A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
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A woman who practices sorcery; witch
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A married woman or a widow, especially a mother of dignity, mature age, and established social position.
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A person who is dear to one.
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The condition of being feminine; femininity
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Vamp is defined as a woman who takes advantage of men after seducing them.
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A person who loves sexually or romantically
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A female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address
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Of or relating to women and girls; female.
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A female given name.
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(Slang) A person, especially a lesbian or a gay man, who exhibits stereotypical feminine traits, often in an exaggerated way.
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A female lover or woman with whom one is in love; a mistress
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An adult female
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(Informal) A person regarded as generous or lovable.
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A woman joined to another person in marriage; a female spouse.
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Women considered as a group.
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A young woman who makes her first formal appearance in society
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A woman who uses her sexual attractiveness to entice or allure men; a woman who is considered seductive
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A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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One who has attained maturity or legal age.
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(UK) The equivalent title to Sir for a female knight.
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(--- Obs.) A virgin
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The sum of all attributes that convey (are perceived to convey) womanhood.
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Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to women, such as demureness.
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Women, taken collectively.
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An adult female
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Someone who is loved; something that is loved
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(Law) Abbreviation of debate.
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An alluring and seductive woman, especially one who leads men into compromising and dangerous situations.
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A married woman
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An actress playing such a role or roles
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A woman who manages a brothel.
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(Computing, programming) A character (text element such as a letter or symbol), whose data size is commonly one or several bytes.
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A woman who is in a sexual relationship with, and typically is financially supported by, a man without being married to him
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(Greek mythology) An enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into pigs.
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A woman who does general cleaning, as in office buildings
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(Archaic) A person, especially a woman, whose occupation is spinning thread.
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A young girl, especially one who inspires lustful feelings.
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(Idiomatic, dated, now sometimes offensive) Women collectively.
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A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
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The definition of a chick is a baby bird or is slang for a young woman.
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A female servant
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A satin-finished silk fabric.
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(Slang, US) One's girlfriend, wife or significant other.
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A femme fatale.
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The definition of a paramour is a lover or romantic partner.
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Broad is defined as a slang term used to describe a woman.
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a human female employed to do housework
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Discharge from employment:
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A woman whose work is washing clothes, linens, etc.; laundress
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A woman whose work is washing clothes, ironing, etc.; washerwoman
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a human female employed to do housework
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The definition of a doll is a toy or puppet that looks like a human, or is slang for an attractive or helpful person.
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A fish, the European striped wrasse.
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A little case or bag for materials used in sewing, and for other articles of female work; – called also hussy.
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One who supervises the cleaning staff of a hospital, hotel, or similar business.
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A female servant
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One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
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Synonym Study

  • Lady , originally used specif. of a woman of the upper classes and until recently commonly used in polite or genteel reference to any woman, is now often avoided as a general substitute for woman, except in such formulas as ""ladies and gentlemen.''
  • Female , referring specif. to sex, is applied to plants and animals, but is now regarded as a mildly contemptuous equivalent for woman that strong-minded female is here again, except in scientific, technical, or statistical use, as in population tables
  • Woman is the standard general term for the adult human being of the sex distinguished from man
Find another word for woman. In this page you can discover 86 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for woman, like: lady, adult female, female, eternal feminine, signora, old-woman, milady, doña, girl, feminality and mother.