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woman

wom·an

woman

 
 
pronunciation:
wU mn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: women
definition 1: an adult female human.
Most of my professors are women.The woman who lives next door will have her baby soon.
 
synonyms:
female, lady
similar words:
chick, dame, damsel, gal, girl, lass, maid, maiden, matron
definition 2: women in general; womankind.
synonyms:
womankind
similar words:
the fair sex, women
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part of speech: adjective
definition: female.
a woman dentist
synonyms:
female
similar words:
feminine