Translation of "female" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈfiː.meɪl/

a female animal or person

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% 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

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 noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)