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goddess

[god-is] /ˈgɒd ɪs/
noun
1.
a female god or deity.
2.
a woman of extraordinary beauty and charm.
3.
a greatly admired or adored woman:
a domestic goddess who hosts lavish dinner parties.
Origin of goddess
1300-1350
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at God, -ess
Related forms
goddesshood, goddessship, noun
supergoddess, noun
Usage note
See -ess.
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goddess

/ˈɡɒdɪs/
noun
1.
a female divinity
2.
a woman who is adored or idealized, esp by a man
Derived Forms
goddesshood, goddess-ship, noun
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Word Origin and History for goddess
n.

mid-14c., from god + fem. suffix -esse (see -ess). Of mortal women, by 1570s.

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goddess

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sex goddess

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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