Englishwoman


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Eng·lish·wom·an

 (ĭng′glĭsh-wo͝om′ən)
n.
1. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of England.
2. A woman of English ancestry.
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Englishwoman

(ˈɪŋɡlɪʃˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Peoples) a female native or inhabitant of England
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Eng•lish•wom•an

(ˈɪŋ glɪʃˌwʊm ən or, often, -lɪʃ-)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England.
[1520–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Englishwoman - a woman who is a native or inhabitant of EnglandEnglishwoman - a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Cornishwoman - a woman who is a native or resident of Cornwall
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Translations
Angličanka
englænder
Anglino
englantilainen nainen
Engleskinja
イングランド人女性
잉글랜드 여자
Angličanka
engelska
หญิงชาวอังกฤษ
phụ nữ Anh

Englishwoman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃˌwʊmən] N (Englishwomen (pl)) → inglesa f
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Englishwoman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃwʊmən] nAnglaise f
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Englishwoman

[ˈɪŋglɪʃˌwʊmən] (-women (pl)) ninglese f
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Englishwoman

اِمْرَأَةٌ اِنْـجِليزيَّة Angličanka englænder Engländerin Εγγλέζα inglesa englantilainen nainen Anglaise Engleskinja inglese イングランド人女性 잉글랜드 여자 Engelse engelsk kvinne Angielka inglesa англичанка engelska หญิงชาวอังกฤษ İngiliz kadın phụ nữ Anh 英国女人
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References in classic literature ?
Some time before I went to Paris he had married an Englishwoman, and was now settled in a studio in Montmartre.
Remember, I am a man--and (if an Englishwoman's dress can be described in an Englishwoman's language) tell me, in English, what she had on."
'The admiral desired the flag to be hauled down--hoped it would be perfectly agreeable--and his men stood ready to perform the duty.' 'Tell the Pirate your master,' replied the spirited Englishwoman, pointing to the staff, 'that if he wishes to strike these colours, he must come and perform the act himself; I will suffer no one else to do it.' The lady then bowed haughtily and withdrew into the house.
He rode up a very quiet street, looking to the right and the left to see if he could catch any vestige of his beautiful Englishwoman, when from the ground floor of a pretty house, which, according to the fashion of the time, had no window toward the street, he saw a face peep out with which he thought he was acquainted.
You do want a housekeeper, that you do; you want a tidy Englishwoman that isn't above taking hold of a broom."
It turned out that 'light blue' was an Englishwoman, governess or something, at Princess Bielokonski's, and the other woman was one of the old-maid princesses Bielokonski.
The surgeon, submitting to destiny with the worst possible grace, dropped the charming Englishwoman's hand, and returned to his duties in the kitchen.
I had thought to see a tall, meagre, yellow, conventual image in black, with a close white cap, bandaged under the chin like a nun's head-gear; whereas, there stood by me a little and roundly formed woman, who might indeed be older than I, but was still young; she could not, I thought, be more than six or seven and twenty; she was as fair as a fair Englishwoman; she had no cap; her hair was nut-brown, and she wore it in curls; pretty her features were not, nor very soft, nor very regular, but neither were they in any degree plain, and I already saw cause to deem them expressive.
The proverbial Englishman, we know from old chronicler Froissart, takes his pleasures sadly, and the Englishwoman goes a step further and takes her pleasures in sadness itself.
One of the younger women kept staring at the Englishwoman, who was dressing after all the rest, and when she put on her third petticoat she could not refrain from the remark, "My, she keeps putting on and putting on, and she'll never have done!" she said, and they all went off into roars.
Some will have it that you are a foreigner, and some an Englishwoman; some a native of the north country, and some of the south; some say - '
The best and dearest Englishwoman in the world understands them." With those words he dropped my hand and quietly raised his wife's hand to his lips in place of it.