Synonyms of female


1. female, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

usage: an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

2. female, female person, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies


1. female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male), female, egg-producing(prenominal), young-bearing(prenominal), pistillate, feminine

usage: being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries"

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

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

3. female, female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male)

usage: for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus"

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Definition and meaning of female (Dictionary)