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Women and girls - synonyms or related words

woman

noun

all women considered as a group

girls

noun

a female adult, especially a young one. This use is considered offensive by many women

female

noun

a female person or animal

womankind

noun

formal all women considered as a group

young lady

noun

an expression that older people sometimes use for referring to or speaking to a girl or young woman

lass

noun

Scottish a girl, or a young woman

womenfolk

noun

old-fashioned the women in a particular family, community etc

the fair sex

noun

old-fashioned women

housewife

noun

a woman who does not work outside the home and whose main job is looking after her children, cooking, cleaning etc

lady

noun

used for talking about a woman. Some people think this use is polite but other people think it is old-fashioned and prefer to use ‘woman

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