Definition of “Englishwoman” - English Dictionary

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“Englishwoman” in British English

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Englishwomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃˌwʊm.ən/ us /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃˌwʊm.ən/ plural -women uk /-wɪmɪn/ us

Examples from literature

  • And the croupier, with a smile, pushed the two fateful cards towards the fair young Englishwoman. 
  • He married an Englishwoman before. 
  • Marie-Anne had doubtless pictured Mrs. Bailey as belonging to the rather hard, self-assertive type of young Englishwoman of whom Paris sees a great deal. 
  • Was not their mother an Englishwoman? 
  • Yes, sir, she is an Englishwoman and my wife. 

(Definition of “Englishwoman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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