What is another word for female?

Pronunciation: [fˈiːme͡ɪl] (IPA)

When we talk about the female gender, the word that often comes to our mind is "woman". However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to describe a female. Some commonly used synonyms for "female" are "lady", "girl", "gal", "maiden", "miss", "madam", and "dame". Other synonyms include "femme", "she", "her", "lass", "lassie", "lasso", "lassy", and "lassoo". These synonyms are often used to add variety to our language or to convey a different tone or mood. Therefore, it's important to be familiar with these synonyms and use them appropriately.

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What are the paraphrases for Female?

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What are the hypernyms for Female?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Female?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for female?

The word "female" typically refers to the biological and gender identity of being a woman or girl. However, there are several antonyms for this word that describe the opposite gender. The opposite of "female" is "male," which refers to individuals who identify as men or boys. Another antonym for "female" is "masculine," which describes characteristics or behaviors typically associated with men. Other antonyms may include "manly," "virile," or "macho." It's important to note that gender is a complex and multifaceted subject, and these antonyms only reflect a small portion of the diverse identities and expressions that exist.

What are the antonyms for Female?

Usage examples for Female

The simplicity of dress and the gentle manners, especially among the female portion of the community, were marked features.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Tom told me that you were present at Cro' Martin when he was outraged and insulted,-by a female of course, or he wouldn't be making a complaint of it now,-and as he is not the man that ever lay under a thing of the kind, or ever will, he sent me here to you, to arrange where you 'd like to have it, and when.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Our new plan was tried with success on a female.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Female

  • I wasn't really into body piercings until I found that about half my female students had them.
    Kathy Acker
  • Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
  • Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12.
    Lucille Roybal-Allard
  • For the most part, pianos are female to me. Sometimes they're dykes, and they're always good fun.
    Tori Amos
  • The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
    Maya Angelou

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