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noblewoman

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noun no·ble·wom·an \ˈnō-bəl-ˌwu̇-mən\

Simple Definition of noblewoman

  • : a woman who is a member of the nobility

Full Definition of noblewoman

  1. :  a woman of noble rank :  peeress

Examples of noblewoman

  1. <traditionally, noblewomen—whether they are titled or not—have served as great patronesses of the arts>



13th Century

First Known Use of noblewoman

13th century


NOBLEWOMAN Defined for Kids

noblewoman

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noun no·ble·wom·an \ˈnō-bəl-ˌwu̇-mən\

Definition of noblewoman

plural no·ble·wom·en \-ˌwi-mən\

  1. :  a woman of high birth or rank





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