HyperDic: female

English > 5 senses of the word female:
ADJECTIVEallfemalebeing the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop
allfemale, distaffcharacteristic of or peculiar to a woman
allfemalefor or pertaining to or composed of women or girls
NOUNanimalfemalean animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
person female, female persona person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
female > pronunciation
Soundsfiy'mey.l
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English > female: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop.
Examples
  • "a female heir"
  • "female holly trees bear the berries"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Attribute ofsex, gender, sexualityThe properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
Narroweregg-producing, young-bearingcapable of producing eggs and bearing offspring
femaleFor or pertaining to or composed of women or girls
pistillateHaving gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant
See alsofeminineassociated with women and not with men
OppositeandrogynousHaving both male and female characteristics / characteristics
maleThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation
Spanishfemenino, feminino, hembra
Catalanfemella, femení
Nounsfemalean animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
femalenessthe properties characteristic of the female sex
English > female: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of or peculiar to a woman.
Examples
  • "female sensitiveness"
  • "female suffrage"
Synonymdistaff
Broaderfeminineassociated with women and not with men
Spanishfemenino
Nounsfemalea person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
femalenessthe properties characteristic of the female sex
English > female: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFor or pertaining to or composed of women or girls.
Examples
  • "the female lead in the play"
  • "a female chorus"
BroaderfemaleThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop
Spanishfemenino
Nounsfemalenessthe properties characteristic of the female sex
English > female: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa).
Narrowerdamfemale parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
female mammalanimals that nourish their young with milk
fillyA young female horse under the age of four
henfemale of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
OppositemaleAn animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
Spanishhembra
Catalanfemella
Adjectivesfemalebeing the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop
English > female: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who belongs to the sex that can have babies.
Synonymfemale person
Partsfemale bodyThe body of a female human being
Narrowerfemale child, girl, little girlA youthful female person
female offspringA child who is female
foster-sister, foster sisterYour foster sister is a female who is not a daughter of your parents but who is raised by your parents
girl wonderAn extremely talented young female person
woman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
womanA female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositemale, male personA person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
Spanishhembra
Catalanfemella
Adjectivesfemalecharacteristic of or peculiar to a woman

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