young woman

Definitions of young woman
  1. noun
    a young woman
    synonyms: fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady
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    (Greek mythology) a maiden seduced by Zeus; when Hera was about to discover them together Zeus turned her into a white heifer
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    babe, baby, sister
    (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
    a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals
    a young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
    chachka, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh, tsatske, tshatshke
    (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
    a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
    an Irish girl
    bird, chick, dame, doll, skirt, wench
    informal terms for a (young) woman
    a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
    alliterative term for girl (or woman)
    a girl of impish appeal
    Gibson girl
    the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson
    jeune fille, lass, lassie, young girl
    a girl or young woman who is unmarried
    maid, maiden
    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    May queen, queen of the May
    the girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
    a girl who works in a mill
    party girl
    an attractive young woman hired to attend parties and entertain men
    a beautiful and graceful girl
    ring girl
    a young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights
    (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
    sex bomb, sex kitten, sexpot
    a young woman who is thought to have sex appeal
    shop girl
    a young female shop assistant
    a pert or flirtatious young girl
    sweater girl
    a girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters
    hoyden, romp, tomboy
    a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    valley girl
    a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
    working girl
    a young woman who is employed
    bobby-socker, bobbysoxer
    an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s)
    damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel, demoiselle
    a young unmarried woman
    a sexually precocious young girl
    type of:
    adult female, woman
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
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