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woman

 
Noun woman has 4 senses
  1. woman, adult female - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
    --1 is a kind of female, female person
    --1 has parts: adult female body, woman's body
    Antonyms: man, adult male
    --1 has particulars:
     Eve; Black woman; white woman; yellow woman; amazon, virago; maenad; baggage; ball-buster, ball-breaker; B-girl, bar girl; bluestocking, bas bleu; bridesmaid, maid of honor; broad; cat; Cinderella; coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser; dame, madam, ma'am, lady, gentlewoman; debutante, deb; divorcee, grass widow; exwife, ex; dominatrix; donna; enchantress, temptress, siren, Delilah, femme fatale; eyeful; geisha, geisha girl; girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille; girl; girlfriend, girl, lady friend; girlfriend; gold digger; gravida; heroine; inamorata; jezebel; jilt; lady; maenad; matriarch, materfamilias; matriarch; matron, head nurse; mestiza; mistress, kept woman, fancy woman; mother figure; nanny, nursemaid, nurse; nullipara; nymph, houri; nymphet; old woman; prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street; shiksa, shikse; smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, sweetheart, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish; sylph; unmarried woman; vestal; Wac; Wave; widow, widow woman; wife, married woman; Ms.; wonder woman
    Derived forms: verb womanize2, verb womanise1
  2. womanhood, woman - women as a class; "it's an insult to American womanhood"; "woman is the glory of creation"
    --2 is a kind of class, social class, socio-economic class
    --2 is a member of womankind
  3. charwoman, char, cleaning woman, cleaning lady, woman - a human female who does housework; "the char will clean the carpet"
    --3 is a kind of cleaner
  4. woman - a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man; "he was faithful to his woman"
    --4 is a kind of
    female, female person
    Antonyms: man
    Derived forms: verb womanize1, verb womanise1
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