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  1. a female god or deity.

  2. a woman of extraordinary beauty and charm.

  1. a greatly admired or adored woman: a domestic goddess who hosts lavish dinner parties.

Origin of goddess

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English; see origin at god, -ess

usage note For goddess

See -ess.

Other words from goddess

  • god·dess·hood, god·dess·ship, noun
  • su·per·god·dess, noun

Words Nearby goddess

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How to use goddess in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for goddess


/ (ˈɡɒdɪs) /

  1. a female divinity

  2. a woman who is adored or idealized, esp by a man

Derived forms of goddess

  • goddesshood or goddess-ship, noun

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