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woman US English

An adult human female

-woman US English

In nouns denoting

woman US Thesaurus

a woman got out of the car

you can't keep a good man down US English

A competent person will always recover well from setbacks or problems

be one's own man US English

Act independently and with confidence

like a man possessed US English

In a frenzy; madly

Renaissance man US English

A person with many talents or areas of knowledge

woman in Renaissance man US English

A person with many talents or areas of knowledge

man of the world US English

A person who is experienced in the ways of sophisticated society

old woman US English

A person’s mother, wife, or girlfriend

one-woman US English

Involving, done, or operated by only one woman

fancy woman US English

A married man’s mistress

inner woman US English

A woman’s soul or mind

other woman US English

The lover of a married or similarly attached man

outer woman US English

A woman’s body or physical needs and desires

well woman US English

Denoting a clinic or other establishment providing health advice and check-ups for problems specific to women

wise woman US English

A woman considered to be knowledgeable in matters such as herbal healing, magic charms, or other traditional lore

woman-hater US English

A person who hates women; a misogynist

well woman New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

denoting a clinic for women's health

woman to woman US English

In a direct and frank way between two women

conjure woman US English

A sorceress, especially one who practices voodoo

scarlet woman US English

A notoriously promiscuous or immoral woman

serving woman US English

A female servant or attendant

woman-hating US English

Having or showing an intense dislike of women; misogynistic

my good woman US English

A patronizing form of address to a woman

the little woman US English

A condescending way of referring to a man’s wife

woman of letters US English

A female scholar or author

battered woman syndrome US English

The set of symptoms, injuries, and signs of mistreatment seen in a woman who has been repeatedly abused by a spouse, partner, or relative

woman of the streets US English

Used euphemistically to refer to a prostitute

make an honest woman of US English

Marry a woman, especially to avoid scandal if she is pregnant

reasonable woman standard US English

A guideline for determining what constitutes sexual harassment, based on suppositions about what a reasonable woman would find objectionable

take a woman to wife US English

Marry a woman

woman of the bedchamber US English

(In the UK) a female attendant to the queen or queen mother, ranking in the royal household below lady of the bedchamber

a man/woman of his/her word US English

A person who keeps their promises

woman to woman in woman US English

In a direct and frank way between two women

penwoman US English

A woman who writes with a specified degree of skill

hell hath no fury like a woman scorned US English

A woman who has been rejected by a man can be ferociously angry and vindictive

my good woman in woman US English

A patronizing form of address to a woman

anchorwoman US English

A woman who presents and coordinates a live television or radio program involving other contributors

beggarwoman US English

A woman, typically a homeless one, who lives by asking for money or food

camerawoman US English

A woman whose profession is operating a television or movie camera

frontwoman US English

A female lead singer of a pop or rock group

jurywoman US English

A woman serving on a jury

spacewoman US English

A female astronaut

spokeswoman US English

A woman who makes statements on behalf of a group or individual

transwoman US English

A male-to-female transsexual

washerwoman US English

A woman whose occupation is washing clothes

the little woman in woman US English

A condescending way of referring to a man’s wife


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