Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Female = (1) female is used mainly in scientific or technical styles: ‘The male birds are usually more colorful than the females.’ (2) for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls: ‘The female lead in the play’ (3) characteristic of or peculiar to a woman: ‘Female suffrage’.

Female is something used to refer to a woman or girl, but many people find this use of the word offensive.’

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