Woman synonyms

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(Old-fashioned) A woman with reference to the man who is her devoted attendant, lover, etc.
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A female animal or plant
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(Literally) An elderly woman.
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A woman joined to another person in marriage; a female spouse.
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Womankind
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A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Informal) A female sweetheart:
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A person who loves sexually or romantically
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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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A woman who practices sorcery; witch
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an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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A female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address
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A young woman who makes her first formal appearance in society
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A female teacher.
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A person who is dear to one.
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One who has attained maturity or legal age.
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The quality of being feminal; femininity.
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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 woman who uses her sexual attractiveness to entice or allure men; a woman who is considered seductive
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(Archaic) A person, especially a woman, whose occupation is spinning thread.
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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 person, usually male, with duties or skills associated with a specified thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
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One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
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Someone who is loved; something that is loved
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A female lover or woman with whom one is in love; a mistress
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Of or relating to women and girls; female.
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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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An adult female
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A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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Broad is defined as a slang term used to describe a woman.
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Used as a courtesy title before the name of a woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
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Vamp is defined as a woman who takes advantage of men after seducing them.
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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 young girl, especially one who inspires lustful feelings.
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A female servant
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An actress playing such a role or roles
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A satin-finished silk fabric.
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Discharge from employment:
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A female servant
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A housemaid or chambermaid.
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Women considered as a group.
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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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An adult female
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(Informal) A person regarded as generous or lovable.
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Women, taken collectively.
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A woman who does general cleaning, as in office buildings
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(Idiomatic, dated, now sometimes offensive) Women collectively.
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Womankind
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(Greek mythology) An enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into pigs.
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A female given name.
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The condition of being feminine; femininity
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An alluring and seductive woman, especially one who leads men into compromising and dangerous situations.
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A woman who manages a brothel.
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The definition of a paramour is a lover or romantic partner.
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A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
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(UK) The equivalent title to Sir for a female knight.
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(Law) Abbreviation of debate.
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(Slang, US) One's girlfriend, wife or significant other.
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A femme fatale.
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A married woman
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A female servant
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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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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 little case or bag for materials used in sewing, and for other articles of female work; – called also hussy.
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a human female employed to do housework
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A fish, the European striped wrasse.
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One who supervises the cleaning staff of a hospital, hotel, or similar business.
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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, female, old-woman, wife, eternal feminine, companion, signora, girl, lover, milady and sorceress.