noun, plural wom·en [wim-in]. /ˈwɪm ɪn/.
- a wife.
- a sweetheart or paramour; mistress.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for woman
Origin of woman
synonym study for woman
usage note for woman
OTHER WORDS FROM womanwom·an·less, adjectivean·ti·wom·an, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH womanlady, woman (see synonym study at the current entry)(see usage note at the current entry).
Definition for woman (2 of 2)
usage note for -woman
Example sentences from the Web for woman
The anti-woman suffrage women get deeper and deeper into politics year by year in their determination to keep out of politics.
British Dictionary definitions for woman
noun plural women (ˈwɪmɪn)
Other words from womanRelated prefixes: gyno-, gynaeco-
Derived forms of womanwomanless, adjectivewoman-like, adjective
Word Origin for woman
Idioms and Phrases with woman
see feel like oneself (new woman); marked man (woman); (woman) of few words; own person (woman); right-hand man (woman); scarlet woman.