adult female

Definitions of adult female
  1. noun
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    synonyms: woman
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    Antonyms:
    adult male, man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
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    Eve
    (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
    Io
    (Greek mythology) a maiden seduced by Zeus; when Hera was about to discover them together Zeus turned her into a white heifer
    Judith
    Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes
    Bathsheba
    (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)
    Eva Braun
    the German mistress of Adolf Hitler (1910-1945)
    Catherine of Aragon
    first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
    Delilah
    (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
    Anne Hathaway
    wife of William Shakespeare (1556-1623)
    Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
    heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)
    Rachel
    (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
    Rebecca
    (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
    Ruth
    the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
    Sarah
    (Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac
    Wallis Warfield Simpson
    United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication
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    Black woman
    a woman who is Black
    white woman
    a woman who is White
    amazon, virago
    a large, strong, and aggressive woman
    maenad
    (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus
    bachelor girl, bachelorette
    a young unmarried woman who lives alone
    baggage
    a worthless or immoral woman
    ball-breaker, ball-buster
    a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence
    B-girl, bar girl
    a woman employed by a bar to act as a companion to men customers
    bas bleu, bluestocking
    a woman having literary or intellectual interests
    bridesmaid, maid of honor
    an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
    broad
    slang term for a woman
    cat
    a spiteful woman gossip
    Cinderella
    a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
    coquette, flirt, minx, tease, vamp, vamper
    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    dame, gentlewoman, lady, ma'am, madam
    a woman of refinement
    deb, debutante
    a young woman making her debut into society
    divorcee, grass widow
    a divorced woman or a woman who is separated from her husband
    ex, ex-wife
    a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    dominatrix
    a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)
    donna
    an Italian woman of rank
    Delilah, enchantress, femme fatale, siren, temptress
    a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
    eyeful
    a strikingly beautiful woman
    geisha, geisha girl
    a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
    fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman
    a young woman
    girl
    a friendly informal reference to a grown woman
    girl, girlfriend, lady friend
    a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
    girlfriend
    any female friend
    gold digger
    a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement
    gravida
    a pregnant woman
    heroine
    a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds
    inamorata
    a woman with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship
    jezebel
    a shameless impudent scheming woman
    jilt
    a woman who jilts a lover
    lady
    a polite name for any woman
    maenad
    an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman
    materfamilias, matriarch
    a female head of a family or tribe
    matriarch
    a feisty older woman with a big bosom (as drawn in cartoons)
    matron
    a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution
    mestiza
    a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
    fancy woman, kept woman, mistress
    an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    mother figure
    a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother
    nanny, nurse, nursemaid
    a woman who is the custodian of children
    nullipara
    (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child
    houri, nymph
    a voluptuously beautiful young woman
    nymphet
    a sexually attractive young woman
    old woman
    a woman who is old
    shiksa, shikse
    a derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women
    beauty, dish, knockout, looker, lulu, mantrap, peach, ravisher, smasher, stunner, sweetheart
    a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sylph
    a slender graceful young woman
    unmarried woman
    a woman who is not married
    vestal
    a chaste woman
    Wac
    a member of the Women's Army Corps
    Wave
    a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
    widow, widow woman
    a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
    married woman, wife
    a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    wonder woman
    a woman who can be a successful wife and have a professional career at the same time
    babe, baby, sister
    (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
    battle-ax, battle-axe
    a sharp-tongued domineering wife
    begum
    a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan
    beldam, beldame
    a woman of advanced age
    belle
    a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals
    bimbo
    a young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
    call girl
    a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone
    camp follower
    a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
    chachka, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh, tsatske, tshatshke
    (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
    chit
    a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
    colleen
    an Irish girl
    comfort woman, ianfu
    a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II
    concubine, courtesan, doxy, paramour
    a woman who cohabits with an important man
    crown princess
    the wife of a crown prince
    bird, chick, dame, doll, skirt
    informal terms for a (young) woman
    demimondaine
    a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society
    dowager
    a widow holding property received from her deceased husband
    dry nurse
    a nurse who cares for but does not suckle an infant
    first lady
    the wife of a chief executive
    flapper
    a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
    gal
    alliterative term for girl (or woman)
    gamine
    a girl of impish appeal
    Gibson girl
    the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson
    golf widow
    a wife who is left alone much of the time because her husband is playing golf
    grande dame
    a middle-aged or elderly woman who is stylish and highly respected
    granny
    an old woman
    beldam, beldame, crone, hag, witch
    an ugly evil-looking old woman
    honest woman
    a wife who has married a man with whom she has been living for some time (especially if she is pregnant at the time)
    homemaker, housewife, lady of the house, woman of the house
    a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
    jeune fille, lass, lassie, young girl
    a girl or young woman who is unmarried
    madame
    title used for a married Frenchwoman
    maid, maiden
    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    marchioness
    the wife or widow of a marquis
    matron
    a married woman (usually middle-aged with children) who is staid and dignified
    mayoress
    the wife of a mayor
    May queen, queen of the May
    the girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
    mill-girl
    a girl who works in a mill
    missis, missus
    informal term of address for someone's wife
    mother
    a term of address for an elderly woman
    old lady
    your own wife
    party girl
    an attractive young woman hired to attend parties and entertain men
    peri
    a beautiful and graceful girl
    gravida I, primigravida
    (obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time
    ring girl
    a young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights
    rosebud
    (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
    gravida II, secundigravida
    a woman who is pregnant for the second time
    sex bomb, sex kitten, sexpot
    a young woman who is thought to have sex appeal
    sheika, sheikha
    the wife of a sheik
    shop girl
    a young female shop assistant
    signora
    an Italian title of address equivalent to Mrs. when used before a name
    signorina
    an Italian courtesy title for an unmarried woman; equivalent to `Miss', it is either used alone or before a name
    soubrette
    a pert or flirtatious young girl
    old maid, spinster
    an elderly unmarried woman
    sweater girl
    a girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters
    gravida III, tertigravida
    a woman who is pregnant for the third time
    hoyden, romp, tomboy
    a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    trophy wife
    a wife who is an attractive young woman; seldom the first wife of an affluent older man
    ux., uxor
    (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife
    valley girl
    a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
    vicereine
    wife of a viceroy
    viscountess
    a wife or widow of a viscount
    war widow
    a woman whose husband has died in war
    amah, wet nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse
    a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
    working girl
    a young woman who is employed
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    adult, grownup
    a fully developed person from maturity onward
    female, female person
    a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
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