Woman synonyms

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A female insect that lays eggs without impregnation by the male
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A female animal or plant
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(Literally) An elderly woman.
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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 woman joined to another person in marriage; a female spouse.
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Womankind
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders to something.
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A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
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The quality of being feminal; femininity.
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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, usually male, with duties or skills associated with a specified thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
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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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(Informal) A female sweetheart:
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An adult female
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Womankind
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One who has attained maturity or legal age.
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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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Discharge from employment:
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A female servant
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A satin-finished silk fabric.
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A female servant
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A housemaid or chambermaid.
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One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
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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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Someone who is loved; something that is loved
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A person who is dear to one.
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Used as a courtesy title before the name of a woman in a Spanish-speaking area.
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A person who loves sexually or romantically
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An adult female
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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 woman who practices sorcery; witch
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(Informal) A person regarded as generous or lovable.
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Vamp is defined as a woman who takes advantage of men after seducing them.
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Women, taken collectively.
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A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
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(Idiomatic, dated, now sometimes offensive) Women collectively.
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A woman who does general cleaning, as in office buildings
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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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an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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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 female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address
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(Archaic) A person, especially a woman, whose occupation is spinning thread.
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Broad is defined as a slang term used to describe a woman.
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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 female servant
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Womankind
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Of or relating to women and girls; female.
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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 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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The definition of a paramour is a lover or romantic partner.
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(UK) The equivalent title to Sir for a female knight.
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A young girl, especially one who inspires lustful feelings.
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The definition of a chick is a baby bird or is slang for a young woman.
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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 feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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A femme fatale.
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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 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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a human female employed to do housework
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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
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