Definition of womanhood noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwʊmənhʊd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊmənhʊd//
    [uncountable] (formal) Middle age
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  1. 1the state of being a woman, rather than a girl He watched his daughters grow to womanhood. See related entries: Middle age
  2. 2women in general the womanhood of this country
  3. compare manhood
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: womanhood