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A woman is a female human being. The word woman is usually reserved for an adult, with girl being the usual term for a female child or adolescent. The plural women is also sometimes used for female humans, regardless of age, as in phrases such as "women's rights". Women with typical genetic development are usually capable of giving birth from puberty until menopause. There are also trans women (those who have a male sex assignment that does not align with their gender identity), and intersex women (those born with sexual characteristics that do not fit typical notions of male or female)..

What does the word woman mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word woman in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with woman and anagrams of woman.

Definitions of "woman"

  • An adult female human. noun
  • Women considered as a group; womankind: "Woman feels the invidious distinctions of sex exactly as the black man does those of color” ( Elizabeth Cady Stanton). noun
  • An adult female human belonging to a specified occupation, group, nationality, or other category. Often used in combination: an Englishwoman; congresswoman; a saleswoman. noun
  • Feminine quality or aspect; womanliness. noun
  • A female servant or subordinate. noun
  • Informal A wife. noun
  • Informal A female lover or sweetheart. See Usage Notes at lady, man, person. noun
  • (one's) own woman Independent in judgment or action: She has always been her own woman. idiom
  • to a woman Without exception. idiom
  • An adult female human. noun
  • A wife (sometimes a fiance or girlfriend) noun
  • To man with female labor. verb
  • To make effeminate or womanish. verb
  • To furnish with, or unite to, a woman. verb
  • An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female person. noun
  • The female part of the human race; womankind. noun
  • A female attendant or servant. noun
  • To act the part of a woman in; -- with indefinite it. verb-transitive
  • To make effeminate or womanish. verb-transitive

The word "woman" in example sentences

In Tibetan both the methods of order and of true case relation may be employed: woman white (i.e., “white woman”) or white-of woman (i.e., “woman of whiteness, woman who is white, white woman”).. [Chapter 5. Form in Language: Grammatical Concepts]

She forced her legs to move, creaking, one step at a time, thinking to herself: _The gypsy woman, the gypsy woman, the gypsy woman_ -- and trying to ignore the voices in her head that went on and on:. [Hex]

(_Enter the first woman, with the clay peacock_.) _First woman_.. [Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works]

(_Enter a Greek woman with a bow_.) _Greek woman_.. [Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works]

One woman was shot through the face, but that was not worthy of notice, for she was only a _colored woman_; and in that, as in other slave States, the laws give to the white population the liberty to trample under foot the claims of all such persons to justice.. [Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West]

Indeed, to have entertained any would have been impossible -- but she could not bear to see him liked, admired, esteemed, by any woman -- mark me, I say by _any woman_; for no one could feel more triumphant joy than she did when she saw him duly appreciated by men.. [The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851]

_Who_ came? i.e. _what man, what woman, what person; -- which man, woman_, or _person_, came?. [English Grammar in Familiar Lectures]

"Look here, my boy, I can do almost anything; but I would not wrong a woman, -- no, not a _woman_, -- I am above that," said Vernon, with much emphasis.. [Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue]

"You ought to be ashamed of yourself -- a woman -- a _woman_ suggesting she doesn't want a baby!". [Married Life The True Romance]

” Thackeray, happily, lived at a time before the strong-minded woman had come into fashion—at a time when it was generally received and believed that “woman is not undeveloped man, but diverse.. [Criticisms and Interpretations. IV. By William Samuel Lilly]

But it still remains that what the true artists of the world for ever seek -- whether they be male or female -- is not the partial and distorted vision of man as _a man_, or of woman _as a woman_, but the rhythmic and harmonious vision of, the human soul as it allies itself with the vision of the immortals.. [The Complex Vision]

Of the doctrine that divorce is only permitted for the help of wives, he exclaims, “Palpably uxorious! who can be ignorant that woman was created for man, and not man for woman?…. [John Milton (1859)]

I doubt if it's safe to pamper and trim and stimulate and refine a woman in that hothouse atmosphere -- at least _if she's a healthy woman_.. [The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation]

I do n't want to say anything agin Anna Dickinsin because she is my friend, but if she come to talk here about a woman you know nothing about, and no one knows whether there was such a woman*. [Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence, Drawn from Her "Book of Life":]

A man may beat his wife all he pleases; but if he beats another man the law immediately interferes, showing that the woman is not protected simply because she is so indiscreet as to _be a woman_.. [History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)]

A woman, therefore, can never show her superior intellectual powers better than by cheerfully accepting the calling for which the Creator evidently intended her; that is, for _woman, wife, and mother_.. [Public School Education]

Woman Translates

TurkishWoman English to Turkish Translate
i. (çoğ. women) kadın; kadın cinsi; kadınlık; metres; k.dili eş, karı. the little woman A.B.D., k. dili kadın, karı, eş. woman hater kadın düşmanı. woman suffrage kadınların oy kullanma hakkı.i. (çoğ. women) kadın; kadın cinsi; kadınlık; metres; k.dili eş, karı. the little woman A.B.D., k. dili kadın, karı, eş. woman hater kadın düşmanı. woman suffrage kadınların oy kullanma hakkı.

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Woman Word Data

  • Pronunciations(wo͝omˈən)
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  • Hyphenation wom an


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