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|Noun||1.||adult female - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"|
Black woman - a woman who is Black
white woman - a woman who is White
yellow woman - offensive term for an Asian woman
maenad - (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus
baggage - a worthless or immoral woman
broad - slang term for a woman; "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"
cat - a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"
Cinderella - a woman whose merits were not been recognized but who then achieves sudden success and recognition
coquette, flirt, minx, prickteaser, vamp, vamper, tease - a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
gentlewoman, ma'am, madam, lady, dame - a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
donna - an Italian woman of rank
enchantress, femme fatale, temptress, Delilah, siren - a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
eyeful - a strikingly beautiful woman; "she was a statuesque redheaded eyeful"
geisha, geisha girl - a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
girl - a friendly informal reference to a grown woman; "Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"
lady friend, girlfriend, girl - a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved; "his girlfriend kicked him out"
girlfriend - any female friend; "Mary and her girlfriend organized the party"
gold digger - a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement
gravida - a pregnant woman
heroine - a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds
inamorata - a woman with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship
jezebel - a shameless impudent scheming woman
jilt - a woman who jilts a lover
lady - a polite name for any woman; "a nice lady at the library helped me"
maenad - an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman
matriarch - a feisty older woman with a big bosom (as drawn in cartoons)
matron - a woman in charge of nursing in a medical institution
mestiza - a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
kept woman, mistress, fancy woman - an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
mother figure - a woman who evokes the feelings usually reserved for a mother
nullipara - (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child
nymphet - a sexually attractive young woman
old woman - a woman who is old