goddess

See also: Goddess

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EtymologyEdit

god +‎ -ess, formed about 1350. The figurative meaning is first found in Spenser's Shepheardes calender (1579).

NounEdit

goddess (plural goddesses)

  1. (religion) A female deity.
  2. (figuratively) A human female honored or adored as physically attractive or of superior charm and intelligence.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 19:42