Learner's definition of WOMAN
an adult female human being
— often used before another noun
a survey of women doctors
They hired a woman lawyer.
the town's first woman mayor
a woman who has a specified job or position
— usually used in combination
all women thought of as a group
a female servant (such as a maid)
a woman who comes from or lives in a specified town, city, etc.
— used chiefly by journalists
a woman who likes something very much or who is known for some activity or interest
informal + old-fashioned
— used when you are talking to a woman in an angry way
woman of the hour