also womenfolks noun plural Date: 1729 women

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  • womenfolk — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the women of a family or community considered collectively …   English terms dictionary

  • womenfolk — [wim′infōk΄] pl.n. [Informal or Dial.] women; womankind: also womenfolks …   English World dictionary

  • womenfolk — [[t]wɪ̱mɪnfoʊk[/t]] N PLURAL: oft poss N Some people refer to the women of a particular community as its womenfolk, especially when the community is ruled or organized by men. Men never notice anything in a house run by their womenfolk …   English dictionary

  • womenfolk — /wim in fohk /, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. women in general; all women. 2. a particular group of women. Also, womenfolks. [1825 35; WOMEN + FOLK] * * * …   Universalium

  • womenfolk — noun a) women collectively b) The adult female members of a community …   Wiktionary

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

  • womenfolk — wom|en|folk [ˈwımınfəuk US fouk] n [plural] old fashioned all the women in a particular family or society →↑menfolk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • womenfolk — wom|en|folk [ wımın,fouk ] noun plural OLD FASHIONED the women in a particular family, community, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • womenfolk — n. women, females; particular group of women …   English contemporary dictionary

  • womenfolk — plural noun a group of women considered collectively …   English new terms dictionary

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