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Definition 1: women as a class - [noun denoting group]

Samples where woman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it's an insult to American womanhood
  • woman is the glory of creation
  • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

Synonyms for woman in the sense of this definition

(woman is a kind of ...) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(... is a member of woman) women as distinguished from men

Definition 2: an adult female person (as opposed to a man) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where woman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the woman kept house while the man hunted

Synonyms for woman in the sense of this definition

(woman is a kind of ...) a fully developed person from maturity onward

(woman is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who can be a successful wife and have a professional career at the same time

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother

(... is a kind of woman ) an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution

(... is a kind of woman ) a feisty older woman with a big bosom (as drawn in cartoons)

(... is a kind of woman ) a female head of a family or tribe

(... is a kind of woman ) an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a polite name for any woman

"a nice lady at the library helped me"

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who jilts a lover

(... is a kind of woman ) a shameless impudent scheming woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who is the custodian of children

(... is a kind of woman ) (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child

(... is a kind of woman ) a voluptuously beautiful young woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a married woman; a man's partner in marriage

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried

(... is a kind of woman ) a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch

(... is a kind of woman ) a member of the Women's Army Corps

(... is a kind of woman ) a chaste woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who is not married

(... is a kind of woman ) a slender graceful young woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a very attractive or seductive looking woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who is old

(... is a kind of woman ) a sexually attractive young woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a pregnant woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition

(... is a kind of woman ) slang term for a woman

"a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

(... is a kind of woman ) an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman having literary or intellectual interests

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman employed by a bar to act as a companion to men customers

(... is a kind of woman ) a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence

(... is a kind of woman ) a worthless or immoral woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a young unmarried woman who lives alone

(... is a kind of woman ) (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus

(... is a kind of woman ) a large strong and aggressive woman

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who is White

(... is a kind of woman ) a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman of refinement

"a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"

(... is a kind of woman ) a young woman making her debut into society

(... is a kind of woman ) any female friend

"Mary and her girlfriend organized the party"

(... is a kind of woman ) a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved

"his girlfriend kicked him out"

(... is a kind of woman ) a friendly informal reference to a grown woman

"Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"

(... is a kind of woman ) a young female

"a young lady of 18"

(... is a kind of woman ) a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing

(... is a kind of woman ) a strikingly beautiful woman

"she was a statuesque redheaded eyeful"

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive

(... is a kind of woman ) an Italian woman of rank

(... is a kind of woman ) a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)

(... is a kind of woman ) a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife

"all his exes live in Texas"

(... is a kind of woman ) a divorced woman or a woman who is separated from her husband

(... is a kind of woman ) a spiteful woman gossip

"what a cat she is!"

(... is an instance of woman) (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

(woman is a part of ...) the body of an adult woman

Definition 3: a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where woman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was faithful to his woman

(woman is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

(woman is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: a human female employed to do housework - [noun denoting person]

Samples where woman or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the char will clean the carpet
  • I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write

Synonyms for woman in the sense of this definition

(woman is a kind of ...) someone whose occupation is cleaning

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