Definition of cavewoman in English:

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cavewoman

Pronunciation: /ˈkāvˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural cavewomen)

A prehistoric woman who lived in caves.
Example sentences
  • I was no longer going to look like a prehistoric cavewoman holed up in her room because of Z. No, I wouldn't even think about him.
  • They point to newly discovered prehistoric cave drawings (in S.W. France, no less) which reveal cavemen & cavewomen to be sensitive artists.
  • Psychologists call this the ‘Fight or Flight ‘stimulus response, which links back to the days when we were cavemen / cavewomen.’

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Syllabification: cave·wom·an

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