superwoman

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From super- +‎ -woman.

From 1943's Superwoman, published by DC Comics in 1943

NounEdit

superwoman (plural superwomen)

  1. (informal) A woman who looks after a home and children as well as being employed in a full-time job.
  2. A woman with superhuman powers.
    • 1999, J. Allan Hobson, Dreaming as Delirium: How the Brain Goes Out of Its Mind (page 229)
      "How much sleep will you get tonight?" I asked.
      "Three to five hours," she replied, making me feel a bit more like I was talking to someone from my own planet and not a bionic superwoman designed by a genetic engineer.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

superwoman f (plural superwomen)

  1. superwoman (woman with superpowers)

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