superwoman

noun su·per·wom·an \ ˈsü-pər-ˌwu̇-mən \
|Updated on: 4 Jun 2018

Definition of superwoman

: an exceptional woman; especially : a woman who succeeds in having a career and raising a family

Recent Examples of superwoman from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'superwoman.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of superwoman

1906

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

SUPERWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

superwoman

Definition of superwoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is very strong, successful, etc.; especially : a woman who has both a successful career and a family


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up superwoman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to beat or defeat soundly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism

  • test-your-emoji-exceptionalism-written-with-a-lot-of-emoji
  • What is this emoji intended to represent: 🤳
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!