Woman synonyms

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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A female animal or plant
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(Literally) An elderly woman.
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Womankind
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A woman joined to another person in marriage; a female spouse.
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an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Womankind
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A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
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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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A female member of the U.S. House of Representatives: usually a form of address
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(Informal) A female sweetheart:
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A person who loves sexually or romantically
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A young woman who makes her first formal appearance in society
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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 female teacher.
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One who serves another, providing help in some manner.
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The condition of being feminine; femininity
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One who has attained maturity or legal age.
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A person who is dear to one.
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Someone who is loved; something that is loved
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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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Broad is defined as a slang term used to describe a 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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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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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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(Informal) A person regarded as generous or lovable.
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An alluring and seductive woman, especially one who leads men into compromising and dangerous situations.
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(UK) The equivalent title to Sir for a female knight.
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A female given name.
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An actress playing such a role or roles
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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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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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Women, taken collectively.
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Womankind
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(Greek mythology) An enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into pigs.
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The definition of a paramour is a lover or romantic partner.
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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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(Law) Abbreviation of debate.
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A married woman
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A woman who manages a brothel.
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A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
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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 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 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
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, eternal feminine, wife, adult female, signora, the female of the species, companion, milady and sorceress.