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woman British & World English

An adult human female

-woman British & World English

In nouns denoting:

woman English Thesaurus

a car drew up and two women got out

you can't keep a good man down British & World English

A competent person will always recover well from setbacks

be one's own man British & World English

Act independently and with confidence

man of the world British & World English

A person who is experienced in the ways of sophisticated society

woman in girl English Thesaurus

a five-year-old girl

woman in lady English Thesaurus

he gave the ladies presents of flowers from his garden

woman in woman English Thesaurus

a car drew up and two women got out

old woman British & World English

An elderly female person

one-woman British & World English

Involving, done, or operated by only one woman

fancy woman British & World English

A man’s lover

inner woman British & World English

A woman’s soul or mind

other woman British & World English

The lover of a married or similarly attached man

outer woman British & World English

A woman’s body or physical needs and desires

well woman British & World English

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

wise woman British & World English

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

woman-hater British & World 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 British & World English

In a direct and frank way between two women

conjure woman British & World English

A sorceress, especially one who practises voodoo

scarlet woman British & World English

A notoriously promiscuous or immoral woman

serving woman British & World English

A female servant or attendant

woman-hating British & World English

Having or showing an intense dislike of women; misogynistic

my good woman British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a woman

be twice the man/woman British & World English

Be much better or stronger (than someone)

the little woman British & World English

A condescending way of referring to one’s wife

woman of letters British & World English

A female scholar or author

battered woman syndrome British & World 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

make an honest woman of British & World English

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

reasonable woman standard British & World English

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

woman of the bedchamber British & World 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 British & World English

A person who keeps their promises

woman to woman in woman British & World English

In a direct and frank way between two women

one's old woman in old woman British & World English

A person’s mother or a man’s wife or girlfriend

penwoman British & World English

A woman who writes with a specified degree of skill

hell hath no fury like a woman scorned British & World English

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

my good woman in woman British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a woman

beggarwoman British & World English

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

camerawoman British & World English

A woman whose profession is operating a video, television, or film camera

jurywoman British & World English

A woman serving on a jury

spacewoman British & World English

A female astronaut

spokeswoman British & World English

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


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