the little woman

Definition of the little woman

old-fashioned + humorous + sometimes offensive
used to refer to a man's wife
  • He bought a bouquet of flowers for the little woman.

Word by Word Definitions

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

woman play
  1. : an adult female person

  2. : a woman belonging to a particular category (as by birth, residence, membership, or occupation)

  3. : womankind


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