superwoman

noun
su·per·wom·an | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of superwoman 

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

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Her go-to look shows off her sense of style... and demonstrates the fact that superwomen like her have other things to do, instead of sitting in the glam chair all day. refinery29.com, "Meghan Markle's Wedding Day Bun Was Messy On Purpose, FYI," 21 May 2018 Thursday's news conference, though, was brightened briefly by an unexpected visitor dressed as a superwoman promoting her book on why Europe needs one. The Christian Science Monitor, "EU-Britain future relationship stalled in deadlock," 13 Oct. 2017 What are your thoughts about being a space superwoman? Marcia Dunn, The Seattle Times, "What’s on US astronaut’s wish list after 9 months in space?," 1 Sep. 2017 What are your thoughts about being a space superwoman? Washington Post, "What’s on US astronaut’s wish list after 9 months in space?," 1 Sep. 2017 As recently as November 2015 she was still seen as unbeatable, an all-conquering superwoman that the public couldn’t get enough of. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "Ronda Rousey nowhere to be found as UFC celebrates women in sport," 6 July 2017 Marble, who won 18 Grand Slams, was named associate editor after suggesting that Wonder Woman add a section on real superwomen. Eliza Thompson, Seventeen, "15 Things You Need to Know About Wonder Woman Before You See the Movie," 26 May 2017 The easiest way to explain the Amazons is to describe them as a race of superwomen who live on their own island, entirely separate from the male gender. Graeme Mcmillan, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Wonder Woman': What You Need to Know Before Seeing the Prequel," 1 June 2017 Mia Wasikowska’s Alice Kingsleigh is a thoroughly modern young superwoman outfitted in sumptuous Victorian costumes, and the latest Disney heroine viewed through a feminist lens. Stephen Holden, New York Times, "Review: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ and a Trippy Time Machine," 26 May 2016

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First Known Use of superwoman

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superwoman was in 1906

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superwoman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of superwoman

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

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