- See woman
From Middle English wimmen, from Old English wīfmenn (“women”), from wīf (“female”) + menn (“men, persons, human beings”), equivalent to wife + men. Spelling (with o) influenced by the singular; see woman for more.
- (Received Pronunciation, US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈwɪm.ɪn/, /ˈwɪm.ən/, /ˈwʊm.ən/
- (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈwʊm.ɘn/, /ˈwɘm.ɘn/
- Rhymes: -ʊmən
- Hyphenation: wom‧en
- Homophone: woman (some dialects, common in New Zealand and South Africa)
- Misspelling of .
- Alternative form of