goddess

[ god-is ]
/ ˈgɒd ɪs /

noun

a female god or deity.
a woman of extraordinary beauty and charm.
a greatly admired or adored woman: a domestic goddess who hosts lavish dinner parties.

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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, nounsu·per·god·dess, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for goddess

goddess
/ (ˈɡɒdɪs) /

noun

a female divinity
a woman who is adored or idealized, esp by a man

Derived forms of goddess

goddesshood or goddess-ship, noun
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