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Definitions of "female"

  • Of or denoting the sex that produces ova or bears young. adjective
  • Characteristic of or appropriate to this sex; feminine. adjective
  • Consisting of members of this sex. See Usage Note at lady. adjective
  • Botany Designating an organ, such as a pistil or ovary, that functions in producing seeds after fertilization. adjective
  • Botany Bearing pistils but not stamens; pistillate: female flowers. adjective
  • Having a recessed part, such as a slot or receptacle, designed to receive a complementary male part: the female section of an electrical outlet. adjective
  • A member of the sex that produces ova or bears young. noun
  • A woman or girl. noun
  • Botany A plant having only pistillate flowers. noun
  • Belonging or referring to the sex which is generally characterized as the one associated with the larger gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made), which in humans and many other species is the sex which produces eggs and which has XX chromosomes. adjective
  • Having an internal socket, as in a connector or pipe fitting. adjective
  • Someone or something of feminine sex or gender. noun
  • Belonging to the sex which conceives and gives birth to young, or (in a wider sense) which produces ova; not male. adjective
  • Belonging to an individual of the female sex; characteristic of woman; feminine. adjective
  • Having pistils and no stamens; pistillate; or, in cryptogamous plants, capable of receiving fertilization. adjective
  • An individual of the sex which conceives and brings forth young, or (in a wider sense) which has an ovary and produces ova. noun
  • A plant which produces only that kind of reproductive organs which are capable of developing into fruit after impregnation or fertilization; a pistillate plant. noun
  • A woman; a human being of the sex which conceives and brings forth young. noun
  • By extension noun

The word "female" in example sentences

The privileges of a college were to be obtained, with the power of conferring the same degrees upon female students, as upon males -- forgetting, in their ardor, that the constitution of _female_. [Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman]

IN behalf of true delicacy and womanliness, we would make an earnest protest against that quiet essence of national vulgarisms, the almost universal use of the term female as applied to woman.. [The Woman's Advocate, Vol. I, No V.]

In 1951 she sang the title female role in first complete recording of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.. [BBC News - Home]

Being a pro-choice feminist and a mother, I think that pressuring a woman to have an abortion because she would give birth to a female is a terrible violation of her personhood.. [Worth Your Time « Planning the Day]

"It was at these meetings my daughter was informed that her career should be that of a wife and mother -- the Biblical terms they use: the female is the sheep and the male is the shepherd.". [Chris Rodda: Civil Rights and Religious Groups Demand That Air Force Academy 'Climate Survey' Be Made Public]

The chest-beating insistence that dressing as a female is an awful fate seems so imperative that it resurfaces in the one time Tim Drake, the current Robin, has dressed as a young woman.. [Robin—She’s No Lady!]

I'm looking forward to the day when a female is an assumed presence in a deer camp or duck blind, rather than a headlines-worthy exception to the norm.. [Hunters Who Happen to Be Women]

There always seems to be an implied attitude that men would not perform such an action unless there was some provocation; that the female is always the one at fault.. [Social Relativity « Hyperpat’s HyperDay]

If a female is attacked or harassed, her friends will come bounding to the rescue; they will also protect her children, play with them, groom them, carry them, and sometimes share food with them.. [Survival of the Kindest]

If the female is at fault, get her locked up! on October 27, 2007 at 2: 22 pm | Reply PC Bloggs. [Smoke And Mirrors. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG]

I don't want to think of what they call female cockroaches.. [At the Mauve Café.]

The alpha female is a busy woman, or at least she is very talented at making you believe that.. [Think Progress » VIDEO: Oprah Tackles Minimum Wage Crisis]

For 20 years, first as a medical student at Yale, then as a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, then as director of the Women's Mood and Hormone Clinic at UCSF, she's been developing what she describes as a female-centered strain of psychiatry focusing on the complex interplay between women's mental health, hard-wiring and brain chemistry.. [Why Girls Will Be Girls]

The consensus that an examination of the soul of the female is an impolite, ungracious, or impertinent act is a suggestion that she has none, or at best, that she has one which does not merit or will not endure such scrutiny.. [The Psychology of the Suffragette]

They distinguish male from female in palms; sometimes we see those which they call female lower their branches, as though with passionate desire, and invite the embraces of the male.. [NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works]

"They didn't say the 'F-word' during the whole presentation," said Ross Rubin, Director of Industry Analysis at the NPD Group, referring to the word 'female'.. []

Female on Social Media

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@CynthiaPompa: This is how El Paso rejects fascists!💃🏽🎺 An all female mariachi band is playing across the coliseum where @realDonaldTrum…


@amandapalmer: i want a female president of the united states who is abrasive. and shrill. and...aloof. yeah, aloof. and definitely DEFI…


I appreciate the female body don’t get it twisted


@MissingKids: #MISSING! ALE! Dominique may be in the company of a juvenile male and juvenile female. She was last seen on Feb. 10, 201…


@GMA: JUST IN: K-pop group @ygofficialblink announces North American tour! 1️⃣ Los Angeles 04.17 2️⃣ Chicago 04.24 3️⃣ Hamilton 04.27…

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Female Word Data

  • Pronunciations(fēˈmālˌ)
  • Character6
  • Hyphenation fe male


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