Definition of woman
- I'm a chocolate woman through and through, but one bite of West's banana pudding cupcake and I was sold.
- —Hattie Brown Garrow
She grew up to become a confident and beautiful woman.
She is a grown woman.
The store sells shoes for both men and women.
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: an adult female human being
: a woman who has a specified job or position
: all women thought of as a group
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