woman–child

noun

Definition of woman–child

plural

women–children

  1. 1 archaic :  a female infant

  2. 2 :  woman who has the qualities of a child :  a childlike woman By the time she did leave home in 1986 she was a drastically insecure 30-year-old woman-child who had never dated, never been in love, never had any real friends. — Laura B. Randolph, Ebony, July 1992

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Circa 1515

First Known Use of woman–child

circa 1515


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