Translation of "female" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

female

adjective uk /ˈfiː.meɪl/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl/
SEX 性别

B1 belonging or relating to women, or the sex that can give birth to young or produce eggs

女性的;妇女的;雌的;母的
She was voted the best female vocalist. 她当选最佳女歌手。
Female lions do not have manes. 母狮没有鬃毛。
→ See also feminine

Female plants produce flowers that will later develop into fruit.

(植物)能结果实的
CONNECTING PART 连接部分

specialized electronics used to refer to a piece of equipment that has a hole or space into which another part can be fitted

(设备)阴的,内孔的
a female plug/connector 母插头/内孔式连接器
→ Compare male adjective
femaleness noun [ U ] uk /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈfiː.meɪl/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl/

B2 a female animal or person

雌性动物;女子
The kitten was actually a female, not a male. 这只小猫的确是母的,不是公的。
Females (= women) represent 40 percent of the country's workforce. 女性占全国劳动力的40%。

used to refer to a woman in a way that shows no respect

女人(不尊重的说法)
I suspect the doctor thought I was just another hysterical female. 我猜那个医生认为我只不过是另一个歇斯底里的女人罢了。

(Translation of “female” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)