noun, plural wom·en [wim-in] /ˈwɪm ɪn/.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby woman
Idioms for woman
Origin of 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)
synonym study for woman
usage note for woman
Definition for woman (2 of 2)
usage note for -woman
Examples from the Web for woman
A fourth suspect, a 26-year-old woman named Hayat Boumeddiene, remains at large.
In 2009, a Pakistani Christian woman got into a religious argument with some Muslim women with whom she was harvesting berries.
It is the summit of human happiness: the surrender of man to God, of woman to man, of several women to the same man.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While 19 percent of the House is female, just one woman will get to chair one of its 20 committees.
Instead, the man and woman in the truck wanted to know where the crash site was and whether would I show them.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And this rapid change, this third engagement within a few weeks,—was disgusting to her as a woman.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope
That slender slip of a woman does almost all their farm work, herself?Dorothy on a House Boat|Evelyn Raymond
But to do that, friend, a woman should dwell very near to Him who only hath immortality.It Might Have Been|Emily Sarah Holt
If there is only one woman in the nation who claims the right to vote, she ought to have it.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
The muscles of the woman's face twisted it into a rueful smile.The Dawn of a To-morrow|Frances Hodgson Burnett
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.