Noun Definition

woman

1.Definition: 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"

Category: People

2.Definition: a human female employed to do housework

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

Related Noun(s):charwoman, char

Category: People

3.Definition: an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"The woman kept house while the man hunted"

Related Noun(s):adult female

Category: People

4.Definition: women as a class

"It's an insult to American womanhood", "Woman is the glory of creation", "The fair sex gathered on the veranda"

Related Noun(s):womanhood

Category: General