womankind
noun singular but singular or plural in construction Date: 13th century female human beings ; women especially as distinguished from men

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Womankind — Wom an*kind , n. The females of the human race; women, collectively. [1913 Webster] A sanctuary into which womankind, with her tools of magic, the broom and mop, has very infrequent access. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • womankind — ► NOUN ▪ women considered collectively …   English terms dictionary

  • womankind — [woom′ənkīnd΄] n. women in general …   English World dictionary

  • womankind — [[t]w ʊmənka͟ɪnd[/t]] N UNCOUNT You can refer to all women as womankind when considering them as a group. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • womankind — noun we are mindful of the plight of womankind throughout the world Syn: women; woman, the female sex, womenkind, womanhood, womenfolk; informal the gentler sex …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • womankind — /woom euhn kuynd /, n. women, as distinguished from men; the female sex. [1325 75; ME; see WOMAN, KIND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • womankind — noun Women, taken collectively. Ant: mankind …   Wiktionary

  • womankind — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Women in general: distaff, femininity, muliebrity, womanhood, womenfolk. See GENDER …   English dictionary for students

  • womankind — wom|an|kind [ˈwumənkaınd] n [U] women considered together as a group →↑mankind …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • womankind — wom|an|kind [ wumən,kaınd ] noun uncount FORMAL all women considered as a group …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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