womankind

noun, singular or plural in construction
wom·​an·​kind | \ ˈwu̇-mən-ˌkīnd How to pronounce womankind (audio) \

Definition of womankind

: female human beings : women especially as distinguished from men

Examples of womankind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their encounter is a Pyrrhic victory for womankind, a pluckable symbol for women who believe that their best selves could flourish in the professional sphere, if only men would stop intruding. Lauren Michele Jackson, The New Yorker, 17 Oct. 2020 There's no reason that celebrating and empowering women should be restricted to one particular section of the calendar, but having an extra special day to rejoice for all womankind and spread awareness is pretty great. Lauren Swanson, Allure, 6 Mar. 2020 That’s teamwork at its finest, not a defeat for womankind. Marsha Ivins, Time, 28 Aug. 2019 Simone Rocha’s gilded sequined dresses glinted at the heart of a moving show, which addressed all ages and shapes of womankind. Sarah Mower, Vogue, 20 Feb. 2019 Glamour interviewed 1,147 men about the #MeToo movement and the survey results are an emotional roller coaster for womankind. Aubrey Nagle, Philly.com, 31 May 2018 But are Americans really expected to celebrate as a great victory for womankind the fact that a woman's only option for doing her job is to haul a 10-day-old baby to work? Erin Geiger Smith, Marie Claire, 20 Apr. 2018 Celebrating and empowering women should absolutely not be restricted to one day, but having an extra special day to rejoice for all womankind and spread awareness is pretty great. Lauren Swanson, Allure, 7 Mar. 2018 This was one small step for turts, and one giant leap for womankind. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of womankind

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Womankind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/womankind. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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womankind

noun

English Language Learners Definition of womankind

: all women thought of as one group

womankind

noun
wom·​an·​kind | \ ˈwu̇-mən-ˌkīnd How to pronounce womankind (audio) \

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