Antonyms of noun female

2 senses of female

Sense 1
female -- (an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa))
       Antonym of male (Sense 1)
      => male -- (an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova))

Sense 2
female, female person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies)
       Antonym of male (Sense 2)
      => male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun female

2 senses of female

Sense 1
female -- (an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa))
       => animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

Sense 2
female, female person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj female

3 senses of female

Sense 1
female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries")

androgynous (vs. male) (vs. female) -- (having both male and female characteristics)
        => bisexual, epicene -- (having an ambiguous sexual identity)
        => gynandromorphic, gynandromorphous -- (having both male and female morphological characteristics)
        => hermaphroditic, hermaphrodite -- (of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs)
        => intersexual -- (having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female)
        => pseudohermaphroditic, pseudohermaphrodite -- (having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex)
        => unisex -- (not distinguished on the basis of sex)
male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree")
        => male -- (for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "the male population")
        => antheral, staminate -- (capable of fertilizing female organs)
        => phallic, priapic -- (resembling or being a phallus; "a phallic symbol"; "phallic eroticism"; "priapic figurines")
        => priapic -- (overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality; "priapic episodes"; "priapic victories")
        => young-begetting (prenominal) -- (capable of fathering offspring)

Sense 2
female, distaff -- (characteristic of or peculiar to a woman; "female sensitiveness"; "female suffrage")

INDIRECT (VIA feminine) -> masculine -- (associated with men and not with women)

Sense 3
female -- (for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus")

INDIRECT (VIA male, female) -> androgynous -- (having both male and female characteristics)
INDIRECT (VIA female, androgynous) -> male -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree")

Similarity of adj female

3 senses of female

Sense 1
female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries")
       => female -- (for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus")
       => egg-producing (prenominal), young-bearing (prenominal) -- (capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring)
       => pistillate -- (having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant)
          Also See-> feminine#1

Sense 2
female, distaff -- (characteristic of or peculiar to a woman; "female sensitiveness"; "female suffrage")
       => feminine (vs. masculine) -- (associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition")

Sense 3
female -- (for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus")
       => female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries")

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