Synonyms of distaff


1. distaff, sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena

usage: the sphere of work by women

2. distaff, staff

usage: the staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning


1. female, distaff, feminine (vs. masculine)

usage: characteristic of or peculiar to a woman; "female sensitiveness"; "female suffrage"

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