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How to Pronounce female?

Correct pronunciation for the word "female" is [fˈiːme͡ɪl], [fˈiːme‍ɪl], [f_ˈiː_m_eɪ_l].

Definition of female

  1. Pertaining to the sex which produces young; pertaining to females; feminine; soft; delicate; bearing the pistil. A female screw, the spiral-threaded cavity into which a screw works. A female die, the concave die into which the male or convex die is struck. Female rhymes, rhymes which consist of a long syllable and a short, so called because in French they end in e, feminine.
  2. Among animals, one of that sex which conceives and brings forth young; among plants, that which produces fruit; that which bears the pistil, and receives the pollen of the male flowers.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for female?

What is the adjective for female?

The adjective form of the word "female" is "feminine".

Usage over time for female:

This graph shows how "female" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of female?

The plural of the "female" can be the "females".

What is the singular form of female?

The singular of the "female" can be the "female".

Synonyms for Female:


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