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Synonyms and Antonyms of woman

  1. 1 an adult female human being <the first woman to become governor of the state> Synonyms female, lady, skirt [slang] Related Words dame, gentlewoman; madam, madame, senora (or señora); babe [slang], beauty, belle, chick [slang], damsel, doll, gal, girl, ingenue (or ingénue), lass, lassie, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, miss, senorita (or señorita)

  2. 2 a female other than his wife with whom a married man has a continuing sexual relationship <eventually she found out that her husband had a woman in the city and that she was the real reason for all of those “late nights at the office”> Synonyms concubine, doxy (also doxie), other woman, mistressRelated Words lover, paramour; courtesan, demimondaine, demirep, odalisque; harlot, prostitute, strumpet, whore; girlfriend

  3. 3 a female romantic companion <wanted to give his woman all the finer things in life> Synonyms gal, gill, girl, inamorata, lady, ladylove, old lady, girlfriendRelated Words mistress, moll; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, significant other, sweet, sweetheart, valentine

  4. 4 chiefly dialect  the female partner in a marriage <along the American frontier it was not uncommon to encounter a mountain man traveling with his Native American woman in tow> Synonyms helpmate, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, wife [chiefly dialect]Related Words bride; better half, companion, consort, mate, partner, significant other, soul mate, spouse; dowager, matron; hausfrau, homemaker, housekeeper, housewife, stay-at-home; widow

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