Definition of -woman in English:


Syllabification: -woman

combining form

  • 1In nouns denoting.
  • 1.1A female of a specified nationality: Frenchwoman
  • 1.2A woman of specified origin or place of abode: Yorkshirewoman
  • 1.3A woman belonging to a distinct specified group: laywoman
  • 1.4A woman having a specified occupation or professional status: chairwoman saleswoman
  • 1.5A woman skilled in or associated with a specified activity, especially a craft or sport: needlewoman oarswoman

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