noun wom·an·hood \-ˌhd\

: the state or condition of being an adult woman and no longer a girl

: women in general

Full Definition of WOMANHOOD

a :  the state of being a woman
b :  the distinguishing character or qualities of a woman or of womankind

Examples of WOMANHOOD

  1. a young girl on the verge of womanhood
  2. What is your view of womanhood?
  3. The book is a celebration of womanhood.

First Known Use of WOMANHOOD

14th century


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