Synonyms and Antonyms of woman
1 an adult female human being the first woman to become governor of the state Synonyms female, lady, skirt [slang] Related Words dame, gentlewoman; madam, madame, senora (or señora); babe [slang], beauty, belle, chick [slang], damsel, doll, gal, girl, ingenue (or ingénue), lass, lassie, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, miss, senorita (or señorita)
2 a female other than his wife with whom a married man has a continuing sexual relationship eventually she found out that her husband had a woman in the city and that she was the real reason for all of those “late nights at the office” Synonyms concubine, doxy (also doxie), other woman, mistressRelated Words lover, paramour; courtesan, demimondaine, demirep, odalisque; harlot, prostitute, strumpet, whore; girlfriend
3 a female romantic companion wanted to give his woman all the finer things in life Synonyms gal, gill, girl, inamorata, lady, ladylove, old lady, girlfriendRelated Words mistress, moll; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, significant other, sweet, sweetheart, valentine
4 chiefly dialect the female partner in a marriage along the American frontier it was not uncommon to encounter a mountain man traveling with his Native American woman in tow Synonyms helpmate, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, wife [chiefly dialect]Related Words bride; better half, companion, consort, mate, partner, significant other, soul mate, spouse; dowager, matron; hausfrau, homemaker, housekeeper, housewife, stay-at-home; widow
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up woman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).